Minority Populations in Canadian Second Language Education Paperback / softback
Edited by Katy Arnett, Callie Mady
Part of the New Perspectives on Language and Education series
Until now, the picture painted of French second language learning in Canada has tended to focus on successful French immersion.
This volume offers a broader representation, in response to the demographic changes that have made the French language classroom a more complex place.
Focusing on inclusion and language maintenance, the chapters discuss how a multilingual population can add the two official languages to their repertoire whilst maintaining their languages of origin/heritage; how the revitalization of Indigenous languages can best be supported in the language classroom, and how students with disabilities can be helped to successfully learn languages.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
- Publication Date: 21/08/2013
- Category: Bilingualism & multilingualism
- ISBN: 9781783090297