The Bilingual Family: A Handbook for Parents

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Cambridge University Press, Mar 27, 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 190 pages
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First published in 1986, The Bilingual Family has provided thousands of parents with the information and advice they need to make informed decisions about what language policy to adopt with their children. This second edition contains updated references and new entries to the alphabetical reference guide.
 

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Whether you moved to a different country and your child faces linguistic challenges, or there is more than one language spoken at home due to different origins of you and your partner, and you are ... Read full review

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I thought this was insightful as a linguist but, but as a parent and for a book labelled "handbook" I would have hoped for more practical advice rather than the heavy section on bilingual societies and other details that are not helpful (compound bilingualism for example). Very academic but case studies were helpful to show all the ways bilingualism can work in a family. 

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