Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

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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.There was severe punishment (e.g. use of belts and hoses) for speaking their native language and a manual labor ... Also, the No Child Left Behind (2001) legislation authorizes programs for Indian, Native Hawaia#39;ian and Native Alaskan education. ... Such a policy, joined with the English-only ballots in Arizona and California, leaves indigenous bilingual education with an uncertain future. An example of a Native American language maintenance program is the Rock Point Communityanbsp;...

Title:Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Author:Colin Baker
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 2011


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