Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Paperback Book

Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Paperback

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
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  • Category: Bilingualism & multilingualism
  • ISBN: 9781847693556

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