ELITE BILINGUALISM By N., Sam M.S. - 41 Bilingualism attained by formal study of a second language. Also called elective bilingualism. Compare folk bilingualism. ELITE BILINGUALISM: "Joe had elite bilingualism when he learnt to speak Spanish." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Evaluation of a Qualitative Study ACHIEVEMENT TESTS Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method ESTHETICS PAIRED ASSOCIATES LEARNING CEREBRAL CORTEX Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ELITE BILINGUALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/elite-bilingualism/ (accessed June 28, 2022).