How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
This book brings together visions and realities of multilingual schools throughout the world in order to examine the pedagogical, socio educational, and socio political issues that impact on their development and success. The book considers issues of multilingual schooling in different countries and for diverse populations and groups, while taking into account the global pressures of the 21st century.