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Title: Developing Minority Language Resources
Subtitle: The Case of Spanish in California
Written By: JoshuaAFishman
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853598976
Series Title: Bilingual Education
Description:

This book documents ongoing language shift to English among Latino
professionals in California. It then describes current instructional
practices used in the teaching of Spanish as an academic subject at the
high school and university levels to "heritage" language students who,
although educated entirely in English, acquired Spanish at home as a first
language. It specifically examines the potential contribution of these
instructional practices to the maintenance of Spanish.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598984
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 344
Prices: U.S.$ 99.95
U.K.£ 59.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853598976
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 344
Prices: U.K.£ 24.95
U.S.$ 44.95