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Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

Colin Baker, Sylvia Prys Jones Multilingual Matters, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 758 pages 3 Reviews This encyclopedia is divided into three sections: individual bilingualism; bilingualism in society and bilingual education. It includes many pictures, graphs, maps and diagrams. The book concludes with a comprehensive bibliography on bilingualism. Preview this book »

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Just about anything anyone would want to know (and then some) about bilingualism around the world can be found in this 500,000-word encyclopedia. Noting that approximately two-thirds of the world's ... Read full review

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LANGUAGES IN SOCIETY 96 Diglossia 1 17 117 INDIVIDUAL BILINGUALISM Language Change 127 Defining Bilingualism 2 3 Dialects and Language Boundaries 135 The Advantages and Disadvantages of Bilingualism 6 4 Pidgins and Creoles 142 Two Views of Bilinguals Two Halves or One Whole? 9 5 Language Shift Language Decline and Language 150 Double Semilingualism 14 6 Language Borrowings 164 Prestigious Bilingualism 15 7 Language Vitality 170 Withdrawal Classes 346 470 469 473 Bilingual Nursery Education 486 Immersion Bilingual Education 489 Language Maintenance Bilingual Education 508 Dual Language Schools 518 Dual Majority Language Bilingual Education 6 European Schools 7 International Schools 486 496 508 518 525 Home and School Relationships 537

MorePersonality Social Development Identity 181 Types of Bilingual Family 28 3 Two Cases of Language Revival Maori and Hebrew 195 The Development of Bilingualism in Children 36 4 Language Planning 203 Bilingualism and Marriage 44 5 Language Standardization 210 Mother Tongue 47 6 Linguistic Purism 217 Bilingualism and Sensitivity in Communication 54 1 Information Technology and Bilingualism 228 Translation and Interpretation 234 Religion and Bilingualism 245 Bilingualism and Creative Thinking 66 6 Language Strategies for Business 258 Bilingualism and the Mass Media 269 Bilingualism and Metalinguistic Awareness 71 276 The Assimilation of Language Minorities 287 Bilingualism and the Brain 83 3 Integration and Language Minorities 296 Major World Languages 302 Language Imperialism 319 Colonialism and Languages 324 Language and Nationalism 327 Conflict and Equilibrium 333 Language Activism 336 The Question of Languages in the European Union 339 LANGUAGES IN CONTACT IN THE WORLD 341 Second Language Learning in Education APPENDICES 344 Introduction 346 Africa 354 Asia 370 Australia and New Zealand 385 Caribbean 387 Central America 393 Europe 398 Middle East 426 North America 431 Oceania 448 South America 449 BILINGUAL EDUCATION The Aims of Bilingual Education 1 The Nature and Aims of Bilingual Education 464 Types of Bilingual Education 3 A Bilingual Education Model Weak Forms of Bilingual Education 1 Submersion Education 466 Transitional Bilingual Education 469 A Framework for Language Minority Student Empowerment 540 A Brief History of Bilingual Education in the United States 545 Research on the Effectiveness of Bilingual Education 550 The Debate in the United States over Bilingual Education 555 Deaf and Partially Hearing Bilingual People 563 Deaf Students and Bilingual Education 567 Explanations of UnderAchievement in Bilinguals 570 Bilingualism and Learning Difficulties 572 Assessment and Bilingual Children 575 Bilingual Special Education 580 Language and Speech Therapy in a Bilingual Context 584 Language Allocation in Bilingual Methodology 586 Bilingual Methodology in Welsh Classrooms 592 Literacy among Bilingual Students 596 The Development of Biliteracy 607 Multicultural Education 614 Visits and Exchanges to Other Countries and Cultures 624 Language Awareness Knowledge About 628 Language 630 A Critical Awareness of Language 633 An Introduction to Second Language Acquisition 635 A Framework of Second Language Acquisition 637 Theories of Second Language Acquisition and Learning 642 Krashens Monitor Model 649 Instrumental and Integrative Motivation and Language Acquisition 651 Aptitude and Becoming Bilingual 655 Age and Becoming Bilingual 658 Second Language Retention 584 663 Ten Dimensions of Classroom Language Learning 665 Clossarv 698 667 The Communicative Approach 674 Photographic Credits 748 681 596 749 624 750 628 751 663 753 Copyright


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About the author (1998)

Colin Baker es profesor emérito en educación de la Universidad de Bangor. Tiene tres hijos bilingües y ha sido hablado públicamente a padres y maestros sobre el bilingüismo por más de 20 años. Sus numerosas publicaciones sobre bilingüismo incluyen Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism , que ha sido traducido al japonés, español, latvio, griego y mandarín y del cual se publicó la quinta edición en el 2011.

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Title Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
Multilingual matters Editors Colin Baker, Sylvia Prys Jones Edition illustrated Publisher Multilingual Matters, 1998 ISBN 1853593621, 9781853593628 Length 758 pages Subjects Language Arts & Disciplines  › Linguistics  › General

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