Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

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Colin Baker, Sylvia Prys Jones
Multilingual Matters, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 758 pages
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

Foreword
10
INDIVIDUAL BILINGUIALISM
11
Two Views of Bilinguals Two Halves or One Whole?
11
Prestigious Bilingualism
15
Personality Social Development Identity
22
Bilingualism and the Family
28
The Development of Bilingualism in Children
36
Bilingualism and Marriage
44
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540
The Question of Languages in the European union 339 Bilingual Education in the united States
545
The Debate in the United States over Bilingual
555
Bilingual Education for Deaf and Hearing Impaired
563
Bilingual Education for Students with Special Needs
570
Language and Speech Therapy in a Bilingual
580
The Bilingual Classroom
586

The Everyday Language use of Bilinguals
51
Codeswitching
58
Bilingualism and Creative Thinking
66
Thresholds Theory
74
Common underlying Proficiency and Separate
81
Bilingual Proficiency
90
Bilingualism in Communities
96
Language Change
127
Attitudes to Languages
174
Bilingualism in the Modern World
228
Bilingualism and Language Policies
276
Conflict and Equilibrium 333 Empowerment 540
336
Second Language Learning in Education
344
127
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512
The Aims of Bilingual Education Multiculturalism in Education
614
Types of Bilingual Education 469 2 Visits and Exchanges to Other Countries
624
A Critical Awareness of Language
633
Bilingual Nursery Education 486 Learning
642
Immersion Bilingual Education 496 4 Krashens Monitor Model
649
Dual Majority Language Bilingual Education 525 6 Aptitude and Becoming Bilingual
655
International Schools 533 8 Second Language Retention
663
Approaches
670
The Cultural Syllabus and the Multidimensional
683
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About the author (1998)

Colin Baker es profesor emérito en educación de la Universidad de Bangor. Tiene tres hijos bilingües y ha sido hablado públicamente a padres y maestros sobre el bilingüismo por más de 20 años. Sus numerosas publicaciones sobre bilingüismo incluyen Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism , que ha sido traducido al japonés, español, latvio, griego y mandarín y del cual se publicó la quinta edición en el 2011.

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