Haur euskaldunen hizkuntza-garapen asimetrikoa

From the psychological point of view, the development of a child’s capacities can be understood basically as an adaptive process oriented to socialisation. the 1920s and the 1940s, L.S. Vigotski and other authorities in the field of epistemology and psychology explained social historical development from this point of view. In this article, the linguistsic development of bilingual children is explained in the light of this theoretical perspective. During their development process, the children of the Basque Country internalized the linguistic asymmetry of contact languages, which helps to explain the predominance of languages other than Basque in the linguistic behaviour of young Basque people.

Asymmetry languages. Cultural historical development. Bilingualism. Personality development. Sociolinguistics. Demolinguistics.