Most popular Bilingualism & multilingualism books
The most popular Bilingualism & multilingualism books currently available. Updated weekly.
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.
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.
Originally published as An Introduction to bilingualism, 2008.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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. -- .
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.
This book enables parents in trilingual families to consider possible language strategies suited to their individual circumstances. It includes a tool for diagnostic self-analysis that allows each reader to identify their situation and learn how parents in similar situations have approached the task of supporting their children's use of languages.
The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism presents a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of bilingualism, covering language processing, language acquisition, cognition and the bilingual brain.
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.
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.
A collaborative series with the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education highlighting leading-edge research across Teacher Education, International Education Reform and Language Education.
An up-to-date, accessible guide for parents of bilingual children.