Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Paperback
by Colin Baker
Part of the Bilingual Education & Bilingualism series
The fifth edition of this bestselling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education.
In a compact and clear style, its 19 chapters cover all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and national levels.
These include: a [ defining who is bilingual and multilingual a [ testing language abilities and language use a [ languages in communities and minority groups a [ endangered languages a [ language planning, language revival a [ the development of bilingualism in infancy and childhood a [ bilingualism in the family a [ age and language learning a [ adult language learning a [A bilinguals' thinking skills a [ bilingualism and the brain a [ theories of bilingualism a [ types of bilingual education a [ heritage language education a [ evaluations of bilingual education a [ minority language literacy a [ biliteracy and multiliteracies a [ effective teaching and learning methods in bilingual classrooms a [ the effectiveness of bilingual education in the United States a [ the history of bilingual education in the United States a [ language minority underachievement a [ bilingual special education a [ the assessment of language minority children a [ Deaf bilinguals a [ the spread of English as a global language a [ learning English as a second or third language a [ language identity and multiple identities a [ the politics surrounding language minorities and bilingual education a [ assimilation and pluralism a [ bilingualism and employment a [ bilingualism and the internet
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/02/2011
- Category: Bilingualism & multilingualism
- ISBN: 9781847693556
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