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.A bilingual may apologize to monolinguals for not speaking their language as well as do the monolinguals. Bilinguals may ... Grosjean uses an analogy from the world of athletics, and asks whether we can fairly judge a sprinter or a high jumper against a hurdler. ... as fast as the sprinter or jump as high as the high jumper.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education|
|Author||:||Colin Baker, Sylvia Prys Jones|
|Publisher||:||Multilingual Matters - 1998|