Bilingualism: Validation Of "Avicenne's Elal" (BILINGUISME)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified December 2010 by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
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Information provided by:
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01331057
First received: April 5, 2011
Last updated: April 6, 2011
Last verified: December 2010
  Purpose

The primary purpose is the validation of an instrument of the first language assessment. The second purpose is to study the impact of familial and transcultural factors on early bilingualism in migrant children born in France.


Condition Intervention
Language
Other: NEEL test
Other: ELAL test
Other: Interview

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Validation of "AVICENNE's ELAL": Instrument of Mother Tongue Assessment and Impact of Familial and Transcultural Factors on Early Bilingualism in Migrants' Children Born in France

Further study details as provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Validation of an instrument of the first language assessment. [ Time Frame: at 54 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Validation of "avicenne's ELAL": instrument of mother tongue assessment


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Impact of familial and transcultural factors [ Time Frame: at 54 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    impact of familial and transcultural factors on early bilingualism in migrants' children born in france


Estimated Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: March 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1:Sri Lankais
Children aged of four to six years old, in the nursery school and if their first language is unique : tamil.
Other: NEEL test
An assessment for children in French with items extracted from the NEEL test
Other: ELAL test
An assessment of mother tongue with the ELAL of AVICENNE
Other: Interview
For parents of children include in the study: A semi -structured interview
2: Algerian
Children aged of four to six years old, in the nursery school and if their first language is unique : arabic.
Other: NEEL test
An assessment for children in French with items extracted from the NEEL test
Other: ELAL test
An assessment of mother tongue with the ELAL of AVICENNE
Other: Interview
For parents of children include in the study: A semi -structured interview
3: Mali
Children aged of four to six years old, in the nursery school and if their first language is unique : SONINKE.
Other: NEEL test
An assessment for children in French with items extracted from the NEEL test
Other: ELAL test
An assessment of mother tongue with the ELAL of AVICENNE
Other: Interview
For parents of children include in the study: A semi -structured interview

Detailed Description:

The research aims to validate a language instrument of the first language in migrants' children born in France. For that purpose, the investigators have built an instrument made of three sets of items: comprehension, production and narrative production. Children are elected if: they are four to six years old, in the third class of nursery school and if their first language is unique, and, one of the three languages that the investigators define for the first step of validation: tamil, SONINKE, Arabic. The PROTOCOLE is composed with two parts:

  1. For children:

    • An assessment for children in French with items extracted from the NEEL test
    • An assessment of mother tongue with the ELAL of Avicenne
  2. For parents:

    • A semi-structured interview.

The data collected are:

General DATA:

  • Social and professional categories
  • Economical status of parents
  • The conditions of living
  • Month and year of birth for the child
  • The language used during the interview

About the child:

  • Age of language AQUISITION
  • Languages mastering
  • Language environment
  • The place among siblings
  • SCOLARISATION(DATA about cultural affiliations, representations of transmission, intra-familial relationship

DATA about parental uses and representations of languages:

  • Social and economical DATA in the country of birth
  • Place of birth, languages
  • uses of languages
  • representations about languages
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 6 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Children are five to six years old, in the third class of nursery school and if their first language is unique, and, one of the three languages that we defines for the first step of validation: tamil, soninké, Arabic

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age : four to six years old
  • SCOLARISATION : nursery school
  • One language in the family house: tamil, Arabic, or SONINKE

Exclusion Criteria:

  • first class of elementary school
  • two mother tongues in the family
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01331057

Contacts
Contact: Dalida REZZOUG, MD 0033 ( 0)1 48 95 54 71 dalila.rezzoug@avc.aphp.fr

Locations
France
Dr Dalila REZZOUG Recruiting
Bobigny, Seine Saint-Denis, France, 93000
Principal Investigator: Dalida REZZOUG, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dalila REZZOUG, MD Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Myriem CARRIER, Department of clinical research and development
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01331057     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NI07023
Study First Received: April 5, 2011
Last Updated: April 6, 2011
Health Authority: France: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:
Bilingualism
Language
Evaluation transcultural
Intra Familial Relationship
Transmissions mother
Tongue french
Language tamil
Language arabic
Language soninke
Language cultural
Affiliations crossbreeding

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