[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/FT120100777]
Professor Caroline Jones
(Future Fellowship )
Brief description Understanding bilingual language acquisition in northern Indigenous Australia: phonological, lexical, orthographic, and family factors. Children's language outcomes are critical for health, social inclusion, education and employment. In northern Australia many Indigenous children grow up as Kriol/English bilinguals in disadvantaged communities; this research will establish the linguistic, educational, and family factors in successful language acquisition for these children.
Funding Amount $695,450
Funding Scheme ARC Future Fellowships
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