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Foundations of bilingual education and bilingualism

Foundations of bilingual education and bilingualism

Author: Colin Baker
Publisher: Clevedon ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, ©2006.
Series: Bilingual education and bilingualism, 54.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

The fourth edition of this best-selling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. Written as an introductory text from a cross-disciplinary perspective, 19  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Baker
ISBN: 185359864X 9781853598647
OCLC Number: 318389401
Description: xii, 492 p. : il. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: Bilingualism: Definitions and DistinctionsChapter 2: The Measurement of BilingualismChapter 3: Endangered Languages: Planning and RevitalizationChapter 4: Languages in SocietyChapter 5: The Early Development of BilingualismChapter 6: The Later Development of BilingualismChapter 7: Bilingualism and CognitionChapter 8: Cognitive Theories of Bilingualism and the CurriculumChapter 9: Historical Introduction to Bilingual Education: the United StatesChapter 10: Types of Bilingual EducationChapter 11: Education for Bilingualism and BiliteracyChapter 12: The Effectiveness of Bilingual EducationChapter 13: Effective Schools and Classrooms for Bilingual StudentsChapter 14: Literacy, Biliteracy and Multiliteracies for BilingualsChapter 15: The Assessment and Special Educational Needs of BilingualsChapter 16: Deaf People, Bilingualism and Bilingual EducationChapter 17: Bilingualism and Bilingual Education as a Problem, Right and ResourceChapter 18: Bilingualism and Bilingual Education: Ideology, Identity and EmpowermentChapter 19: Bilingualism in the Modern World
Series Title: Bilingual education and bilingualism, 54.
Responsibility: Colin Baker.
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