Translanguaging: Language, Bilingualism and Education

Translanguaging: Language, Bilingualism and Education

By: Li Wei (author), Ofelia Garcia (author)Paperback

1 - 2 weeks availability

£44.18 RRP £47.00  You save £2.82 (6%) With FREE Saver Delivery


This book addresses how the new linguistic concept of 'Translanguaging' has contributed to our understandings of language, bilingualism and education, with potential to transform not only semiotic systems and speaker subjectivities, but also social structures.

Create a review

About Author

Ofelia Garcia is Professor in the Ph.D. programs of Urban Education and of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA. She is the Associate General Editor of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Li Wei is Pro-Vice-Master of Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, where he is Chair of Applied Linguistics and Director of the Birkbeck Graduate Research School. He is Academician of Social Sciences, and Chair of the General & Applied Linguistics, UK, and is Principal Editor of the International Journal of Bilingualism.


Introduction Part I. Language and Translanguaging 1. Language, Languaging and Bilingualism 2. The Translanguaging Turn and its Impact Part II. Education and Translanguaging 3. Language, Bilingualism and Education 4. Translanguaging and Education 5. Translanguaging to Learn 6. Translanguaging to Teach 7. Translanguaging in Education: Principles, Implications, Challenges Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137385758
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 185
  • ID: 9781137385758
  • weight: 375
  • ISBN10: 1137385758

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly