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Encyclopedia of bilingualism and bilingual education

Author: Colin Baker; Sylvia Prys Jones
Publisher: Clevedon ; Philadelphia, PA : Multilingual Matters, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This superbly illustrated Encyclopedia comprises the most comprehensive work yet available on bilingualism. Written in a concise and comprehensive style, it includes 117 main topics and numerous  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Enciclopedias y diccionarios
Enciclopedias
Diccionarios
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Baker; Sylvia Prys Jones
ISBN: 1853593621 9781853593628
OCLC Number: 318389409
Description: x, 758 p. : il., color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Part 1 Individual bilingualism: what is a bilingual?; bilingualism and the family; the everday use of bilinguals; bilingualism and thinking; measurement of bilingualism. Part 2 Bilingualism in society: bilingualism in communities; how many languages are there in the world? - languages in contact, the mapping of languages in the world, presentation of language maps; language change; language planning and evolution; bilingualism and culture; bilingualism and politics. Part 3 Bilingual education: the aims of bilingual education; weak forms of bilingual education; strong forms of bilingual education; bilingual education and the community; bilingual education in the United States; bilingual eduation for students with special needs; bilingual education for the deaf and hearing impaired; language awareness; multiculturalism in education; the bilingual classroom; factors affecting second languae acquistion; second language learning in the classroom.
Other Titles: Bilingualism and bilingual education
Responsibility: [edited by] Colin Baker and Sylvia Prys Jones.

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