Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism by Colin Baker

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Written in a very reader-friendly style, the book is a practical Introduction for parents and teachers to bilingualism. Straightforward and realistic answers are given to a comprehensive set of frequently asked questions about bilingualism and bilingual education. Areas covered include family, language, culture, identity, reading , writing, schooling and issues. In the third edition, there is new or more detailed consideration of: *Moving between countries, cultural adaptation*Identity issues*One parent - one language (OPOL) families*Pre schools / kindergartens / nursery schools*Helping with homework*Dyslexia*Language scaffolding *Multilingualism and trilingualism; trilingual families*Adoption*WWW links, articles and books for further reading
 

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Published January 1, 1993 by Mulitlingual Matters. 320 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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