Language Rich: Insights from Multilingual Schools

Language Rich: Insights from Multilingual Schools

By: Stuart D. Shaw (author), Helen Imam (author), Sarah Shaver Hughes (editor)Paperback

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The international quest for an English-medium education can cause anxieties about achievement through English, the second language for many students, as well as about the maintenance of first languages. This ground-breaking book can help schools internationally to turn the demand for English into an opportunity for bilingualism. Cambridge International Examinations shares its programme of research to reveal the hidden richness of bilingualism in schools and emerging practices of bilingual education. The research has led to practical initiatives, including a bilingual survey tool which is shared in the book for schools to consider as a means of self-analysis.

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Contents

Chapter 1 Perspective on bilingualism and bilingual education; Chapter 2 Bilingualism and bilingual education: A review of the literature; Chapter 3 Key issues in bilingualism and bilingual education relevant to this research; Chapter 4 Findings from the language use and bilingual education surveys; Chapter 5 Outcomes: Confirmed expectations and new insights; Chapter 6 Using Cambridge language awareness research to inform practice; Chapter 7 Initiatives to support bilingual learners

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/10/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781316603451
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 154
  • ID: 9781316603451
  • weight: 290
  • ISBN10: 1316603458

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