LINGUIST List 28.1294

Thu Mar 16 2017

Books: Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism: Baker, Wright

Editor for this issue: Michael Czerniakowski <mikelinguistlist.org>


Date: 22-Feb-2017
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism: Baker, Wright
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Title: Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Series Title: Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
Published: 2017
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783097203

Author: Colin Baker
Author: Wayne E. Wright
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783097210 Pages: 512 Price: U.S. $ 139.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783097210 Pages: 512 Price: U.K. £ 99.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783097203 Pages: 512 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783097203 Pages: 512 Price: U.K. £ 29.95
Abstract:

Editor's Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced book.

The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in the 21st century. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels. Updates to the new edition include:

- Greater attention to technological advances and global trends impacting and impacted by bilingualism.
- New trends and issues in bilingual education, including recent research on the effectiveness of different types of bilingual education.
- Issues in the assessment of bilinguals.
- The latest thinking on identity and bilingualism.
- Recent developments in brain imaging research.
- Discussion of the latest terms in bilingualism research including dynamic bilingualism, translanguaging, transliteracy and superdiversity, in addition to an enhanced look at multilingualism.
Students and instructors will benefit from new features including:
- A comprehensive glossary.
- A condensed and updated bibliography.
- Updated international examples of policy, research and practice.
- The addition of web resources and discussion questions.
- Fully revised study activities and recommended reading.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng)

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=113453


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