A Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism: Third Edition
Written in a very reader-friendly style, the book is a practical introduction for parents and teachers to bilingualism. Straightforward and realistic answers are given to a comprehensive set of frequently asked questions about bilingualism and bilingual education. Areas covered include family, language, culture, identity, reading , writing, schooling and issues. In the third edition, there is new or more detailed consideration of: • Moving between countries, cultural adaptation • Identity issues • One parent - one language (OPOL) families • Pre schools / kindergartens / nursery schools • Helping with homework • Dyslexia • Language scaffolding • Multilingualism and trilingualism; trilingual families • Adoption • WWW links, articles and books for further reading
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A14 What kind of community support is valuable for bilingualism?
Language Development Questions
B6 Will my child become equally fluent in two languages?
B10 Are there benefits if my child has a less welldeveloped second
B13 Should my child keep the two languages separate in different
B17 Do bilinguals learn a third language easier than monolinguals learn
D7 Which approach to teaching reading works best? The look
D13 My child has been diagnosed as dyslexic Should we develop
E4 What should I look out for in choosing a school for
E5 Should my child be taught bilingually in the primary school
E15 What are Dual Language Peace schools?
E22 What language strategies are used in immersion classrooms?
E29 Are there positive effects of learning through the medium of
E38 Should Science and Mathematics be taught in an international
B22 When will my bilingual child be able to interpret and translate
B23 How much will experience of majority language mass media
C4 My teenage child is speaking the majority language more and more
C14 My child seems to have learning difficulties Is this due
C19 People make fun of our speaking a minority language How should
Reading and Writing Questions
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