A Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism

A Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism
Pages:
256
Genre:
Published:
September 26th 2007 by Multilingual Matters Limited
Goodreads Rating:
3.77
ISBN13:
9781847690005
ISBN10:
1847690009
Author:
Language

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