books about: bilingualism

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A Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism (Parents' and Teachers' Guides)
Colin Baker

Multilingual Matters, 2014

In this accessible guide to bilingualism in the family and the classroom, Colin Baker delivers a realistic picture of the joys and difficulties of raising bilingual children. This revised edition includes more information on bilingualism in the digital age, and incorporates the latest research in areas such as neonatal language experience, multilingualism and language mixing.


The Bilingualism Reader

Routledge, 2007

The Bilingualism Reader is the definitive reader for the study of bilingualism. Designed as an integrated and structured student resource it provides invaluable editorial material that guides the reader through different sections and covers: definitions and typology of bilingualism language choice and bilingual interaction bilingualism, identity and ideology grammar of code-switching and bilingual acquisition bilingual ...


The Handbook of Bilingualism and Multilingualism (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics)

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

**Honored as a 2013 Choice Outstanding Academic Title** Comprising state-of-the-art research, this substantially expanded and revised Handbook discusses the latest global and interdisciplinary issues across bilingualism and multilingualism. Includes the addition of ten new authors to the contributor team, and coverage of seven new topics ranging from global media to heritage language learning Provides extensively revised coverage of ...


Dual Language Development & Disorders: A Handbook on Bilingualism & Second Language Learning, Second Edition ...
Johanne Paradis Ph.D., Fred Genesee Ph.D., ...

Paul H Brookes Pub Co, 2010

As more and more dual language learners enter the school system, now's the ideal time for this second edition of the bestselling textbook—essential for preparing SLPs and educators to work with young children who are bilingual or learning a second language. This comprehensive, student-friendly text takes the popular first edition to the next level, enriching it with 6 years of new research and the latest guidance on best practices. Dispelling ...


Bilingualism (Routledge Applied Linguistics Series)
Ng Bee Chin, Gillian Wigglesworth

Routledge, 2007

Bilingualism: introduces students to key issues and themes that include bilingual development and education; and the integration of social and cognitive perspectives uses tasks and examples to equip the reader with the necessary skills and insights to assess and interpret research drawn from bilingual populations incorporates case studies drawn from a range of countries such as the United States, South Africa, the Netherlands, Morocco, ...


Bilingual: Life and Reality
François Grosjean

Harvard University Press, 2012

Whether in family life, social interactions, or business negotiations, half the people in the world speak more than one language every day. Yet many myths persist about bilingualism and bilinguals. In a lively and entertaining book, an international authority on bilingualism explores the many facets of life with two or more languages.


The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism
Francois Grosjean, Ping Li

Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism presents a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of bilingualism, covering language processing, language acquisition, cognition and the bilingual brain. This thorough introduction to the psycholinguistics of bilingualism is accessible to non-specialists with little previous exposure to the field Introduces students to the methodological approaches currently employed in the field, including ...


Bilingualism in Schools and Society: Language, Identity, and Policy
Sarah J. Shin

Routledge, 2012

This book is an introduction to the social and educational aspects of bilingualism. It presents an overview of a broad range of sociolinguistic and political issues surrounding the use of two languages, including code-switching in popular music, advertising, and online social spaces. It offers a well-informed discussion of what it means to study and live with multiple languages in a globalized world and practical advice on raising bilingual ...


Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Colin Baker

Multilingual Matters, 2011

The fifth edition of this bestselling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. In a compact and clear style, its 19 chapters cover all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and national levels.


Suzanne Romaine

Wiley-Blackwell, 1995

Since it was first published in 1989, Suzanne Romaine's book has been recognized as the most authoritative introduction to the sociolinguistics of bilingualism. The new edition has been completely revised to incorporate recent work in this fast developing field. Throughout the book, bilingualism is seen as both a societal and cognitive phenomenon. Professor Romaine explores various aspects of bilingual behavior, such as code switching and ...


Rethinking Bilingual Education in Postcolonial Contexts (Bilingual Education and Bilingualism)
Feliciano Chimbutane

Multilingual Matters, 2011

Taking an ethnographic study of the purpose and value of bilingual education in Mozambique as a starting point, this book calls for critical adaptations when theories of bilingual education, based on practices in the North, are applied to the countries of the global South.


Foundations of Bilingual Education And Bilingualism
Colin Baker

Multilingual Matters, 2006

The fourth edition of this best-selling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. Written as an introductory text from a cross-disciplinary perspective, 19 chapters cover individual and societal issues in minority and majority languages.


Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism
Carol Myers-Scotton

Wiley-Blackwell, 2005

Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism provides a comprehensive overview of all major features of bilingualism, including grammatical, cognitive, and social aspects. examines bilingualism as a socio-political phenomenon and emphasizes languages in contact, language maintenance and shift, language policy, and bilingual education includes many detailed examples from all over the world written accessibly for students with little or ...


Immersion Education: Practices, Policies, Possibilities (Bilingual Education and Bilingualism)

Multilingual Matters, 2011

This volume showcases the practice and promise of immersion education through in-depth investigations of program design, implementation practices, and policies in one-way, two-way and indigenous immersion programs. Contributors present new research and reflect on possibilities for strengthening practices and policies in immersion education to increase programmatic impact and promote higher levels of language proficiency and literacy among ...


Translanguaging: Language, Bilingualism and Education (Palgrave Pivot)
Li Wei, Ofelia Garcia

Palgrave Pivot, 2013

The emergence over the last 10 years of the analytic concept, 'Translanguaging', has had a forceful impact on the field of Applied Linguistics. This book addresses how it has contributed to our understandings of language, bilingualism and education. Ofelia García and Li Wei trace the development of the theory of Translanguaging and consider its relationship with traditional theories and models of language and bilingualism. Based on practices by ...


Be Bilingual - Practical Ideas for Multilingual Families
Annika Bourgogne

Annika Bourgogne, 2013

"Embraces the subject with more global reach than any I've come across before. A friendly, readable book that provides an intelligent and insightful blend of research-based advice and practical, real-world ideas." --Adam Beck, blogger of Bilingual Monkeys Children may be like sponges when it comes to language learning, but the key to having them develop into active bilinguals in all their languages is to make it fun and useful in the daily ...


Literacy and Bilingualism: A Handbook for ALL Teachers
Maria Estela Brisk, Margaret M. Harrington

Routledge, 2006

This handbook applies proven techniques, derived from bilingual/bicultural classrooms, to teaching literacy in the twenty-first century. Its goal is to help teachers increase their understanding of bilingual learners in order to maximize instruction. Teachers can use this handbook to expand their understanding of literacy and bilingualism; implement literacy approaches and assess students’ development; and learn through reflection.   ...


Raising a Bilingual Child (Living Language Series)
Barbara Zurer Pearson, Living Language

Living Language, 2008

If you would like your children to experience the benefits of becoming bilingual, but you aren’t sure how to teach them a second language, then Raising a Bilingual Child is the perfect step-by-step guide for you. Raising a Bilingual Child provides parents with information, encouragement, and practical advice for creating a positive bilingual environment. It offers both an overview of why parents should raise their children to speak more ...


Teaching and Learning in Two Languages: Bilingualism & Schooling in the United States (Multicultural ...
Eugene E. Garcia

Teachers College Press, 2005

This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date volume on the state of bilingual education in the United States and, in particular, on effective curriculum and instructional approaches. Eugene García, a renowned authority on bilingual education, depicts the vast scope and complexity of the problem of educating English language learners. He sets forth a conceptual framework to guide educational policy and practice that reflects democratic ideals and ...


Life with Two Languages: An Introduction to Bilingualism
François Grosjean

Harvard University Press, 1984

Many people consider bilinguals to be exceptional, yet almost half the world's population speaks more than one language. Bilingualism is found in every country of the world, in every class of society, in all age groups. Life with Two Languages is the first book to provide a complete and authoritative look at the nature of the bilingual experience. François Grosjean, himself a bilingual, covers the topic from each of its many angles in order ...



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