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Most popular Bilingualism & multilingualism books

The most popular Bilingualism & multilingualism books currently available. Updated weekly.
Picture of Dorian Gray / Le Portrait de Dorian Gray: Bilingual Parallel Text in English/Francais
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.
Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction
Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes
Originally published as An Introduction to bilingualism, 2008.
Multilingualism: A Very Short Introduction
John C. Maher explains why societies everywhere have become more multilingual, despite the disappearance of hundreds of the world languages. He considers our notion of language as national or cultural identities, and discusses why nations cluster and survive around particular languages even as some territories pursue autonomy or nationhood.
Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research: A Problem-Solving Approach
Applying Linguistics in the Classroom: A Sociocultural Approach
Verwandlung/Metamorphosis: Bilingual Parallel Text in Deutsch/English
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.
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.
Language, Culture, and Teaching: Critical Perspectives
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.
Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts
Decolonising Multilingualism: Struggles to Decreate
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.
Bilingualism in Schools and Society: Language, Identity, and Policy, Second Edition
Educating Chinese-Heritage Students in the Global-Local Nexus: Identities, Challenges, and Opportunities
Translanguaging with Multilingual Students: Learning from Classroom Moments
Connecting School and the Multilingual Home: Theory and Practice for Rural Educators
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
Social Consequences of Testing for Language-minoritized Bilinguals in the United States
Using a multidisciplinary approach, this book explores how multilingualism is shaped by a variety of factors such as globalisation and migration. It examines language use in a range of cultural contexts, exploring how children and adults become multilingual and the impact of multilingualism on society and identity.
Language Maintenance and Shift
This comprehensive discussion examines the development of this important sub-field of multilingualism from the 1970s to the present. Anne Pauwels documents the many efforts families and communities engage in to maintain their heritage or minority language, offering a critical review of the key disciplinary approaches and theoretical frameworks.
CLIL in Context Practical Guidance for Educators
A collaborative series with the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education highlighting leading-edge research across Teacher Education, International Education Reform and Language Education.
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
Teaching Proficiency Through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS): An Input-Based Approach to Second Language Instruction
Remix Multilingualism: Hip Hop, Ethnography and Performing Marginalized Voices
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. -- .
Transdisciplinary Approach to International Teaching Assistants: Perspectives from Applied Linguistics
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.
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.
Canada's Official Languages: Policy Versus Work Practice in the Federal Public Service
In 1969, Canada officially embraced and wrote into law the equality of English and French, and in 1988, both were legislated as working languages in its federal institutions. With the half-century mark fast approaching, this book takes an unflinching look at the divergence between policy and practice.
English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice
Content-Based Language Teaching
Introducing Multilingualism: A Social Approach
Teaching Young Second Language Learners: Practices in Different Classroom Contexts
Multilingual Sydney
Language Learning and Teaching in a Multilingual World
Legal Recognition of Sign Languages: Advocacy and Outcomes Around the World
Action-oriented Approach: A Dynamic Vision of Language Education
Introductory Reader to the Writings of Jim Cummins
The contribution of Jim Cummins to bilingualism and bilingual education has been substantial and profound. This reader provides a comprehensive compilation of his most important and influential texts. The book also provides a detailed biographical introduction and a commentary on the growth of ideas over three decades.
Bilingual Mental Lexicon: Interdisciplinary Approaches
How are words organized in the bilingual mind? How are they linked to concepts? How do bi- and multilinguals process words in their multiple languages? Contributions to this volume offer up-to-date answers to these questions and provide a detailed introduction to interdisciplinary approaches used to investigate the bilingual lexicon.
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.
Learning to Read and Write in the Multilingual Family
This book walks parents through the multilingual reading and writing process from infancy to adolescence. It identifies essential skills at each developmental stage and proposes effective strategies that facilitate multiliteracy, in particular, heritage-language literacy development in the home environment.
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?
Second Language Acquisition: A Theoretical Introduction To Real World Applications