Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

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Colin Baker, Sylvia Prys Jones
Multilingual Matters, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 758 pages
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This encyclopedia is divided into three sections: individual bilingualism; bilingualism in society and bilingual education. It includes many pictures, graphs, maps and diagrams. The book concludes with a comprehensive bibliography on bilingualism.
 

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Contents

Language Communities
1
Types of Language Minority
2
Immigration Emigration and Language
3
Ethnic Identity
4
Diglossia
5
Languages of Wider Communication 96 99 104 112 117 122 Acknowledgements viii SECTION 1 INDIVIDUAL BILINGUALISM 127 133 135 14...
6
Language Imperialism
8
Two Views of Bilinguals Two Halves or One Whole?
9
Deaf and Partially Hearing Bilingual People 563
374
Australia and New Zealand
385
Caribbean
387
66
388
Central America
393
670
395
Europe
398
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Language and Nationalism
10
Conflict and Equilibrium
11
Balanced Bilinguals
12
The Question of Languages in the European Union
13
Double Semilingualism
14
Prestigious Bilingualism
15
Multilingualism
17
Personality Social Development Identity
22
Bilingualism
28
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48
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57
Bibliography 708
82
The Origins of Language and Language Families
127
The Origins of Bilingualism
133
Dialects and Language Boundaries
135
Pidgins and Creoles
140
Language Shift Language Decline and Language Death
150
Language Borrowings
164
Language Vitality
170
Attitudes to Languages 150 164 170
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177
The Development of Bilingualism in Children 3 Bilingualism and Marriage 4 Mother Tongue
182
Language Maintenance
183
Language Revival and Reversal
186
Two Cases of Language Revival Maori and Hebrew
195
Language Planning
203
Language Standardization
206
Linguistic Purism
217
Language Marketing 36 44 181 186 195 203 210 217
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Language Choice 2 Bilingualism and Sensitivity in Communication 3 Codeswitching 51 54 58 Bilingualism in the Modern World 1 Information Tec...
228
Bilingualism and the Internet
231
Translation and Interpretation
234
Religion and Bilingualism
245
Bilingualism and the Economy
250
Language Strategies for Business
258
Bilingual Professions
263
Bilingualism and the Mass Media
269
Bilingualism and Tourism Bilingualism and Thinking 1 Bilingualism and Intelligence 2 Bilingualism and Creative Thinking 3 Field Dependency and ...
272
Home and School Relationships
336
A Brief History of Bilingual Education in the United States 2 Research on the Effectiveness of Bilingual Education 3 The Debate in the United States ...
338
LANGUAGES IN CONTACT IN THE WORLD 550
345
Africa
346
Bilingualism and the Brain 62
358
Bilingual Education for Deaf and Hearing Impaired People
370
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Language as a Problem a Right and a Resource
445
Explanations of UnderAchievement in Bilinguals
570
Bilingualism and Learning Difficulties 572 3 Assessment and Bilingual Children
572
Bilingual Special Education
580
Language and Speech Therapy in a Bilingual Context
584
Language Allocation in Bilingual Methodology
586
Bilingual Methodology in Welsh Classrooms
592
Literacy among Bilingual Students
596
The Development of Biliteracy 586 592 596
607
The Nature and Aims of Bilingual Education 2 Types of Bilingual Education 3 A Bilingual Education Model 464 469 473 Multiculturalism in Educa...
614
The Assimilation of Language Minorities 3 Integration and Language Minorities 4 Multiculturalism
621
Visits and Exchanges to Other Countries and Cultures
624
Language Awareness Knowledge About
628
Language
630
A Critical Awareness of Language 624 628
633
Ten Dimensions of Classroom Language Learning
665
Foreign and Second Language Learning
667
Foreign and Second Language Teaching Approaches
670
The Communicative Approach
673
Different Modern Language Teaching Approaches
681
The Cultural Syllabus and the Multidimensional Language Curriculum
683
Modern Language Learning and Special Educational Needs Students
685
Adult Language Learning
688
The Ulpan Experience From Israel to Wales and the Basque Country
693
Index
697
Submersion Education 2 Transitional Bilingual Education
706
Withdrawal Classes
707
476
717
Major World Languages 6 Hispanics in the United States
720
479
724
World Englishes
727
287
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299
744
307
746
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637
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311
751
685
752
Bilingual Proficiency
754
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755
International Schools 642 649 Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition 1 An Introduction to Second Language Acquisition 2 A Framework o...
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About the author (1998)

Colin Baker is Emeritus Professor at Bangor University, UK. He is the author of research publications, books for parents and an encyclopedia, all on the subject of bilingualism, as well as the 5 previous editions of this textbook.nbsp;He is the former co-editor of thenbsp;Bilingual Education and Bilingualism books series for Multilingual Matters.

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