ELITE BILINGUALISM By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 FOLK BILINGUALISM SEMANTICS BALANCED BILINGUAL BILINGUALISM SOURCE LANGUAGE PSYCHOLINGUISTICS GROUP CONSCIOUSNESS ARTIFICIAL LANGUAGE TARGET LANGUAGE SOCIOLINGUISTICS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ELITE BILINGUALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/elite-bilingualism/ (accessed January 17, 2021).