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

Language Communities
1
Types of Language Minority
2
Immigration Emigration and Language
3
Ethnic Identity
4
Diglossia 6 Languages of Wider Communication 96 99 104 112 117 122 Acknowledgements viii SECTION 1 INDIVIDUAL BILINGUALISM 2 6 ...
5
Language Borrowings
6
Language Vitality
7
Attitudes to Languages
8
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441
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444
Language as a Problem a Right and a Resource
445
LANGUAGES IN CONTACT
553
Africa
563
Language and Speech Therapy in a Bilingual
584
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Bilingualism 3 Two Views of Bilinguals Two Halves or One Whole?
9
Balanced Bilinguals
12
Double Semilingualism
14
Prestigious Bilingualism
15
Multilingualism
17
Personality Social Development Identity and Bilingualism 9 12 14 15 17 150 164 170 174
22
Types of Bilingual Family
28
The Development of Bilingualism in Children
36
Bilingualism and Marriage
44
Bibliography 708
82
Mother Tongue
152
Language Maintenance
181
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 181 186 195 203 210 217 47
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Bilingualism and Sensitivity in Communication 3 Codeswitching 51 54 58 Bilingualism in the Modern World 1 Information Technology and Bilingu...
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
Bilingualism and the Brain 62
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The Assimilation of Language Minorities 3 Integration and Language Minorities 4 Multiculturalism
621
Visits and Exchanges to Other Countries
624
A Critical Awareness of Language
633
Learning
642
Language Acquisition
651
Ten Dimensions of Classroom Language Learning 2 Foreign and Second Language Learning
665
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
Strong Forms of Bilingual Education
701
Dual Language Schools
712
International Schools
718
Major World Languages 6 Hispanics in the United States
720
World Englishes
727
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685
752
Measuring Bilinguals 2 Bilingual Proficiency
754
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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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