books about: bilingualism
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
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 ...
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 ...
Raising a Bilingual Child (Living Language Series)
Barbara Zurer Pearson
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 ...
Bilingual: Life and Reality
Harvard University Press
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
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 ...
Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
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.
A Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism (Parents' and Teachers' Guides)
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.
Be Bilingual - Practical Ideas for Multilingual Families
"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 ...
Bilingualism in Development: Language, Literacy, and Cognition
Cambridge University Press
Bilingualism in Development describes research on the intellectual development of bilingual children, showing how it is different from that of monolingual children. The focus is on preschool children, examining how they learn language, how they acquire literacy skills, and how they develop problem-solving ability in different domains. It is unique in that it assembles a wide range of research on children's development and interprets it within ...
Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education (Perspectives on Deafness)
Oxford University Press
In Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education , volume editors Marc Marschark, Gladys Tang, and Harry Knoors bring together diverse issues and evidence in two related domains: bilingualism among deaf learners - in sign language and the written/spoken vernacular - and bilingual deaf education. The volume examines each issue with regard to language acquisition, language functioning, social-emotional functioning, and academic outcomes. It considers ...
The Mirror Of Language: The Debate On Bilingualism
A leading Yale psycholinguist separates myth from fact in the first comprehensive account of the psychological, linguistic, educational, and social aspects of bilingualism.
Multilingualism and Creativity (Bilingual Education and Bilingualism)
Anatoliy V. Kharkhurin
This book presents the author's research into whether speaking multiple languages has a positive impact on an individual's creative potential. It examines how specific factors in multilingual development encourage certain cognitive functions, which in turn facilitate people's creative performance. This volume aims to provide support for educational systems attempting to enhance foreign language learning and fostering creativity.
The Handbook of Bilingualism
The Handbook of Bilingualism provides state-of-the-art treatments of the central issues that arise in consideration of the phenomena of bilingualism ranging from the representation of the two languages in the bilingual individual's brain to the various forms of bilingual education, including the status of bilingualism in each area of the world. Provides state-of-the-art coverage of a wide variety of topics, ranging from neuro- and ...
A Neurolinguistic Theory of Bilingualism (Studies in Bilingualism)
Prof. Michel Paradis
John Benjamins Publishing Company
This volume is the outcome of 25 years of research into the neurolinguistic aspects of bilingualism. In addition to reviewing the world literature and providing a state-of-the-art account, including a critical assessment of the bilingual neuroimaging studies, it proposes a set of hypotheses about the representation, organization and processing of two or more languages in one brain. It investigates the impact of the various manners of acquisition ...
Bilingualism and Testing: A Special Case of Bias (Second Language Learning)
Richard A. Figueroa
This book is directly concerned with the reasons underlying bilingual children's poor performance on standardized tests. It is the authors' contention that without an understanding of the nature of bilingualism itself, the problems encountered by bilingual individuals on such tests will continue. The volume's primary purpose is to contribute to the development of a research, knowledge, and theoretical base which can support the testing of ...
Advances in the Study of Bilingualism
This book provides a contemporary approach to the study of bilingualism. Drawing on contributions from leading experts in the field, this book brings together - in a single volume - a selection of the exciting work conducted as part of the programme of the ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice at Bangor University, Wales.
Memory, Language, and Bilingualism: Theoretical and Applied Approaches
Cambridge University Press
The relationship between memory and language and the topic of bilingualism are important areas of research in both psychology and linguistics and are grounded in cognitive and linguistic paradigms, theories and experimentation. This volume provides an integrated theoretical/real-world approach to second language learning, use and processing from a cognitive perspective. A strong international and interdisciplinary team of contributors present ...
The Bilingualism Reader
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 ...
Building on Community Bilingualism
Rebecca D. Freeman
PROMOTING MULTILINGUALISM THROUGH SCHOOLING ; DEVELOPING SCHOOL LANGUAGE POLICIES
Bilingualism in Schools and Society: Language, Identity, and Policy
Sarah J. Shin
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 ...
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