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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Nancy  H. Hornberger
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Indigenous Literacies in the Americas: Language Planning from the Bottom Up
 An Introductory Reader to the Writings of Jim Cummins
 Continua of Biliteracy
 Language Loyalty, Language Planning and Language Revitalization
 Encyclopedia of Language and Education
 Can Schools Save Indigenous Languages?
 Sociolinguistics and Language Education
 Literacy
 Language Policy and Political Issues in Education
 Discourse and Education
 Second and Foreign Language Education
 Bilingual Education
 Knowledge About Language
 Language Testing and Assessment
 Language Socialization
 Ecology of Language
 Research Methods in Language and Education
 Can Schools Save Indigenous Languages?
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Loyalty, Language Planning and Language Revitalization
 Sociolinguistics and Language Education
 Second and Foreign Language Education
 Ecology of Language
 Literacy
Dissertation Director * of: Multilingual Language Policy and English Language Teaching in Sweden
(Francis Hult, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Multilingual Education Policy and Practice: Ten Certainties (Grounded in Indigenous Experience)
Bilingual intercultural education and Andean hip hop: Transnational sites for indigenous language and identity

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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