A parents' and teachers' guide to bilingualism

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Multilingual Matters, 2000 - Education - 218 pages
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This second edition of this best selling book provides a readable introduction of practical value to questions of bilingualism for parents and teachers. The style of the book is to pose questions that people most often ask about raising bilingual children. Straightforward answers follow, written in direct, plain language.

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A12 How important is it that the childs two languages are practiced
A14 My neighbors think we should integrate more which means using

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About the author (2000)

Colin Baker holds a Personal Chair of the University of Wales, and teaches in the School of Education at the University of Wales, Bangor. Some of his previously published books with Multilingual Matters include: Attitudes and Language (1992), the Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education (1998 - with Sylvia Prys Jones) and The Care and Education of Young Bilinguals (2000).