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Most popular Bilingualism & multilingualism books

The most popular Bilingualism & multilingualism books currently available. Updated weekly.
Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition
This textbook offers an introductory overview of eight hotly-debated topics in second language acquisition research. It offers a glimpse of how SLA researchers have tried to answer common questions about second language acquisition rather than being a comprehensive introduction to SLA research.
Picture of Dorian Gray / Le Portrait de Dorian Gray: Bilingual Parallel Text in English/Francais
Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes
Originally published as An Introduction to bilingualism, 2008.
Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction
Growing up with Three Languages: Birth to Eleven
This book is for parents who live in a foreign country and intend to raise their children in their own heritage language(s). It offers helpful suggestions for this challenging situation and provides useful strategies in the daily interactions between parents and children.
Raising Multilingual Children
Raising a multilingual family can be both confusing and fulfilling. The authors, all multilingual parents and researchers on multilingualism, aim to provide advice and inspiration for multilingual families across the world. The latest research is used to provide a friendly, accessible guide to raising and nurturing happy multilingual children.
Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research: A Problem-Solving Approach
Applying Linguistics in the Classroom: A Sociocultural Approach
Using Linguistically Appropriate Practice: A Guide for Teaching in Multilingual Classrooms
Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in the 21st century. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels.
Language, Culture, and Teaching: Critical Perspectives
Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts
Educating Chinese-Heritage Students in the Global-Local Nexus: Identities, Challenges, and Opportunities
Verwandlung/Metamorphosis: Bilingual Parallel Text in Deutsch/English
Bilingualism in Schools and Society: Language, Identity, and Policy, Second Edition
Language Curriculum Design
Funds of Knowledge in Higher Education: Honoring Students' Cultural Experiences and Resources as Strengths
Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities: A study of youth learning English in Italy
Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts
Decentring France: Multilingualism and Power in Contemporary French Cinema
The first substantial study of multilingual film in France. Unpacking the power dynamics at play in the dialogue of eight emblematic films, this book argues that many contemporary French films take a new approach to language and power. -- .
Connecting School and the Multilingual Home: Theory and Practice for Rural Educators
Decolonising Multilingualism: Struggles to Decreate
Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood
This book assesses the concepts of Deaf culture. It illustrates the pitfalls which have been created for Deaf communities by the medical concept of 'deafness' and contrasts this with a new concept of "Deafhood", a process by which every Deaf child, family and adult implicitly explains their existence in the world to themselves and each other.
Introduction to Bilingual Development
This introductory textbook shows how children learn to understand and speak two languages against the backdrop of their language learning environments. A narrative around the bilingual development of four young children with different language profiles helps to explain the latest research findings in a lively and accessible manner.
Offers an account of multilingualism, a phenomenon affecting a vast number of communities, thousands of languages and millions of language users. This book focuses on the knowledge and use of multiple languages. It deals with both bilingualism and polyglottism, at the level of the individual speaker as well as at the societal level.
Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism
In this accessible guide to bilingualism, Colin Baker delivers a realistic picture of the joys and difficulties of raising bilingual children. This new edition includes more information on bilingualism in the digital age, and incorporates the latest research in areas such as neonatal language experience, multilingualism and language mixing.
Literacy Lives in Transcultural Times
Dynamics of Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency in Second Language Development
Multilingual Brazil: Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World
English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice
Remix Multilingualism: Hip Hop, Ethnography and Performing Marginalized Voices
Immersion Education: Lessons from a Minority Language Context
Sociolinguistics and Language Education
This book provides an up-to-date overview of sociolinguistics, including topics of nationalism and popular culture, style and identity, creole languages, critical language awareness, multimodal literacies, classroom discourse, ideologies and power, across various language education contexts.
Multilingualism: Understanding Linguistic Diversity
Examines the dynamics of a multilingual planet, offering us a snapshot of a globalized society. This book examines lingua francas, pidgins, creoles and artificial languages on the way to developing a snapshot of the social life of language. It also asks: How far a role does translation play in helping multilingualism to thrive?
Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism
The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism presents a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of bilingualism, covering language processing, language acquisition, cognition and the bilingual brain.
Dual Language Development & Disorders: A Handbook on Bilingualism & Second Language Learning
Updated with the latest research, this second edition of the bestselling textbook fully prepares SLPs and educators to support young children who are dual language learners-and make informed decisions about assessment and intervention when a disorder is p
Guia para padres y maestros de ninos bilingues: 2.a edicion
En esta clara guia, Alma Flor Ada, Isabel Campoy y Colin Baker, ofrecen una perspectiva realista de las alegrias y dificultades de educar a ninos bilingues y claras respuestas a las preguntas mas frecuentes sobre el tema. Ademas anade secciones sobre la mezcla de idiomas, los efectos intelectuales del bilinguismo, identidad y autoestima.
Multilingual Sydney
Visualising Multilingual Lives: More Than Words
Language Learning and Teaching in a Multilingual World
Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for Citizenship
Ireland in the European Eye
Action-oriented Approach: A Dynamic Vision of Language Education
Neuroscience and Multilingualism
With a sharp focus, this culmination of cutting-edge research offers a new neuroscientific model for analysing multilingualism. Alongside a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical and experimental contributions to the field, it presents new data and analysis obtained from a multilingualism fMRI study.
Bilingual Family: A Handbook for Parents
An up-to-date, accessible guide for parents of bilingual children.
Language, Power and Pedagogy: Bilingual Children in the Crossfire
This volume reviews the research and theory relating to instruction and assessment of bilingual pupils, focusing not only on issues of language learning and teaching but also the ways in which power relations in the wider society affect patterns of teacher-pupil interaction in the classroom.
Bilingual Education: An Introductory Reader
The book contains a comprehensive selection of outstanding and influential articles on bilingual education in the United States and the rest of the world. It is designed for instructors and students, with questions and activities based on each of the nineteen readings for students to engage in active learning.
Bilingualism in International Schools: A Model for Enriching Language Education
This book presents a model for instructing bilingual students in International Schools across the curriculum. In such schools there is now a majority of second language learners, and Carder presents a three-programme model which will provide content-based English-language skills, appropriate staff training, and develop students' mother tongues.
Second Language Acquisition: A Theoretical Introduction To Real World Applications
Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multi-Competence
With contributions from a team of international experts, this handbook presents the innovative multi-competence approach to speakers who know more than one language. Wide-ranging chapters make this fascinating reading for students and researchers in the fields of SLA, bilingualism, linguistics and psychology.