LINGUIST List 32.221

Thu Jan 14 2021

Books: Bilingual Families: Crisfield

Editor for this issue: Billy Dickson <>

Date: 07-Jan-2021
From: Flo McClelland <>
Subject: Bilingual Families: Crisfield
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Title: Bilingual Families
Subtitle: A Practical Language Planning Guide
Published: 2021
Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Book URL:

Author: Eowyn Crisfield
Hardback: ISBN: 9781788929349 Pages: 120 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781788929349 Pages: 120 Price: U.K. £ 39.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781788929332 Pages: 120 Price: U.S. $ 14.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781788929332 Pages: 120 Price: U.K. £ 11.95

Does your family or community speak more than one language? Do you wonder how to help your children successfully learn or keep those languages? Do you want your children to have the gift of bilingualism and aren’t sure where to start – or how to keep going?

Every multilingual family has unique language needs. Bilingual Families is a guide for you and your family. It combines academic research with practical advice to cover the essential elements in successful bilingual and multilingual development. Use this book to:

- Learn about language goals – and how to set them
- Create a 'living' family language plan that develops and grows with your family
- Learn how to talk about multilingualism with your children and other key people in your children's life, like teachers and relatives
- Recognise when you might need further support

An indispensable guide for your family’s language journey.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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