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LINGUIST List 21.3691

Sat Sep 18 2010

Books: Applied Linguistics: Donato, Tucker

Editor for this issue: Fatemeh Abdollahi <fatemehlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Elinor Robertson, A Tale of Two Schools: Donato, Tucker

Message 1: A Tale of Two Schools: Donato, Tucker
Date: 16-Sep-2010
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: A Tale of Two Schools: Donato, Tucker
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Title: A Tale of Two Schools
Subtitle: Developing Sustainable Early Foreign Language Programs
Series Title: New Perspectives on Language and Education
Published: 2010
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847693099

Author: Richard Donato
Author: G. Richard Tucker
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847693105 Pages: 192 Price: U.S. $ 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847693105 Pages: 192 Price: U.K. £ 74.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847693099 Pages: 192 Price: U.K. £ 24.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847693099 Pages: 192 Price: U.S. $ 34.95
Abstract:

This volume documents a sixteen-year longitudinal study of two elementary
schools in which Spanish and Japanese foreign language programs were
implemented and evaluated. Evaluation of the programs involved documenting
children's language development, assessing the attitudes of various
constituents, and examining critical issues related to the introduction and
successful operation of a well articulated sequential foreign language
program in schools. The volume concludes with a discussion of possible
reasons why over time certain sequential foreign language programs flourish
and grow while other programs are reduced or eliminated from the school's
curriculum. Parallels with the theory and practice of environmental
sustainable development are used as a framework for this analysis.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
                            Spanish (spa)

Written In: English (eng )

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