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FOUNDATIONS OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION AND BILINGUALISM

EBOOK BY BAKER, COLIN;
ISBN
9781847695086
IMPRINT
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EDITION
5TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
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FORMAT
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PAGES
512 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
18 FEB 2011

DESCRIPTION

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.

CONTENTS

Introduction Chapter 1: Bilingualism: Definitions and Distinctions Chapter 2: The Measurement of Bilingualism Chapter 3: Endangered Languages: Planning and Revitalization Chapter 4: Languages in Society Chapter 5: The Early Development of Bilingualism Chapter 6: The Later Development of Bilingualism Chapter 7: Bilingualism and Cognition Chapter 8: Cognitive Theories of Bilingualism and the Curriculum Chapter 9: Historical Introduction to Bilingual Education: the United States Chapter 10: Types of Bilingual Education Chapter 11: Education for Bilingualism and Biliteracy Chapter 12: The Effectiveness of Bilingual Education Chapter 13: Effective Schools and Classrooms for Bilingual Students Chapter 14: Literacy, Biliteracy and Multiliteracies for Bilinguals Chapter 15: The Special Educational Needs, Assessment and Testing of Bilinguals Chapter 16: Deaf People, Bilingualism and Bilingual Education Chapter 17: Bilingualism and Bilingual Education as a Problem, Right and Resource Chapter 18: Bilingualism and Bilingual Education: Ideology, Identity and Empowerment Chapter 19: Bilingualism in the Modern World