Issues in International Bilingual Education: The Role of the Vernacular

Issues in International Bilingual Education: The Role of the Vernacular

by Beverly Hartford (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468442373
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 03/28/2012
Series: Topics in Language and Linguistics Series
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1982
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Bilingualism and the Vernacular.- The Bilingual’s Linguistic Repertoire.- Cognitive Development in Bilingual Environments.- Immersion Education: Applicability for Nonvernacular Teaching to Vernacular Speakers.- Evaluation and Testing in Vernacular Languages.- Third World Vernacular/Bi-Multilingual Curricula Issues.- Educational Reform and the Instrumentalization of the Vernacular in Haiti.- The Richford Experience: French Bilingual Education as a ‘Basic’ Approach to Language Competence.- The Role of the Vernacular in Transitional Bilingual Education.- Teacher Training for Bilingual Education: An International Perspective.- The Cajun French Debate in Louisiana.- The Status of Languages in Europe.- Education for Separatism: The Belgian Experience.- American Bilingualism: The Need for a National Language Policy.- Issues in Bilingualism: A View to the Future.- References.- Index A: Languages and Language Communities.- Index B: Authors and Subjects.

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