The Care and Education of Young Bilinguals: An Introduction for Professionals

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Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 2000 - Education - 200 pages
This text is a comprehensive introduction for all professionals working with bilingual children. For speech therapists, doctors, psychologists, counsellors, teachers, special needs personnel, the book addresses important issues at a practical level.

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Contents

Two Equal Languages? Balanced Bilinguals
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The Advantages of the Bilingual Child
11
Bilingual Characters The Personality and Social Development
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Colin Baker is Emeritus Professor of Education at Bangor University. He has three bilingual children and has given talks for over 20 years to parents and teachers on bilingualism. His many publications on bilingualism include Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, which has been translated into Japanese, Spanish, Latvian, Greek and Mandarin and is now in its 5th edition (2011).

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