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Bilingual children : from birth to teens

Author: George Saunders
Publisher: Clevedon, Avon, England ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters Ltd., ©1988.
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This book focuses on the experiences of one particular bilingual family and shows that although parents may at times encounter difficulties in bringing up their children in two languages, it is  Read more...

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Saunders, George, 1948-
Bilingual children.
Clevedon, Avon, England ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters Ltd., ©1988
(DLC) 88005249
(OCoLC)17621974
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Saunders
ISBN: 0585259690 9780585259697
OCLC Number: 45731455
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part 1 Bilingualism: what is it?; is it an advantage or disadvantage? Part 2 Establishing bilingualism in the family: motives for creating bilingualism; infant bilingualism. Part 3 Communication in the family - how it works: stages of linguistic development; the children's communication strategies; the children addressing both parents simultaneously; addressing father plus monolingual; child to child and brother to sister communication; private speech; dreams; communication with animals and toys. Part 4 Departures from normal language choice in the family: role play; the mother's knowledge of German; privacy; storytelling by the parents; code switching and triggering; quotational switching - in storytelling. Part 5 Influences from outside the immediate family: attitudes of monolingual English speakers; peer group pressure; German-English bilinguals. Part 6 Further problems: reluctance to speak the home language; effect of the father's not being a native speaker of German. Part 7 Measuring proficiency in both languages: vocabulary, fluency, accuracy, storytelling; syntactic, lexical, phonological and semantic transference. Part 8 Biliteracy. Part 9 How the children view bilingualism. Part 10 Two varieties of German meet - a family language and a national language. Part 11 Other aids to the development of bilingualism: books, magazines, records, games, outings, shops etc; schools and playgroups; camps and clubs; visits to and from the linguistic homeland; language maintenance for parents.
Responsibility: George Saunders.

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