Disfluencies in the narratives of Russian-Hebrew bilingual children with and without Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

Sveta Fichman, Carmit Altman

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

The present study examined disfluencies in the narratives of Russian-Hebrew bilingual children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) and Typical Language Development (TLD) in both Russian (home language) and Hebrew (societal language), with a focus on the independent and combined effects of language disorder and cross-linguistic differences on the rates and loci of disfluencies. Narratives were collected from 44 bilingual children (14 with DLD), ages 5;7–6;6, using a story retelling procedure. The narrative coding system targeted ratios of the following disfluencies (per C-unit): silent pauses, repetitions, self-corrections, and filled pauses. Silent pauses longer than 0.25

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-331
Number of pages25
JournalClinical Linguistics and Phonetics
Volume38
Issue number4
Early online date3 May 2023
DOIs
StatePublished - 2 Apr 2024

Keywords

  • Disfluencies
  • bilingual children
  • developmental language disorder
  • narrative

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Speech and Hearing
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Disfluencies in the narratives of Russian-Hebrew bilingual children with and without Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this