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Title: Solutions for the Assessment of Bilinguals
Edited By: Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783090136
Description:

Solutions for the Assessment of Bilinguals presents innovative solutions for the evaluation of language abilities and proficiency in multilingual speakers – and by extension, the evaluation of their cognitive and academic abilities. This volume brings together researchers working in a variety of bilingual settings to discuss critical matters central to the assessment of bilingual children and adults. The studies include typically developing bilingual children, bilingual children who may be at risk for language impairments, bilingual and multilingual children and adults found in classrooms, and second-language learners in childhood and adulthood. The contributions propose a variety of ways of assessing performance and abilities in the face of the multiple issues that complicate the best interpretation of test performance.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781783090143
Pages: 248
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781783090136
Pages: 248
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781783090143
Pages: 248
Prices: U.S. $ 159.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781783090136
Pages: 248
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95