Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism

Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism

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This book explores bilingual community education, specifically the educational spaces shaped and organized by American ethnolinguistic communities for their children in the multilingual city of New York. Employing a rich variety of case studies which highlight the importance of the ethnolinguistic community in bilingual education, this collection examines the various structures that these communities use to educate their children as bilingual Americans. In doing so, it highlights the efforts and activism of these communities and what bilingual community education really means in today's globalized world. The volume offers new understandings of heritage language education, bilingual education, and speech communities for bilingual Americans in the 21st century.Emphasis is placed on building vocabulary, understanding grammar and spelling , and the usage of oral language. The textbooks ... He noted that there are other books used for religion and history. The principal ... This is usually around themes that are important and often used in daily experiences (like going to the store or meeting someone for the first time). However, one grade 6 student suggested that fluctuation between Greek and English may happen more frequently. She did notanbsp;...

Title:Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism
Author:Ofelia Garc?a, Zeena Zakharia, Bahar Otcu
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 2012-09-15


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