ERIC Number: ED145685
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
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Bilingualism in Early Childhood. Papers from a Conference on Child Language.
Mackey, William F., Ed.; Andersson, Theodore, Ed.
This book consists of the 29 papers presented at the Conference on Child Language co-sponsored by the Center for Applied Linguistics and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in Chicago in November of 1971. The subject of the conference was restricted to the learning of two or more languages or dialects by young children, especially between the ages of three and eight, with particular attention to the social setting. The volume is divided into the following eight sections: (1) Theory and Method; (2) Early Language Learning; (3) Family Bilingualism; (4) Bilingualism and Society; (5) Planning Preschool Language Learning; (6) Planning the Primary Curriculum; (7) Case Studies of School Bilingualism; and (8) Policy and Research. (CFM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Child Language, Children, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, Immersion Programs, Language Acquisition, Language Instruction, Language Maintenance, Language of Instruction, Language Programs, Language Research, Learning Processes, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Psycholinguistics, Second Language Learning, Semantics, Sociolinguistics
Newbury House Publishers, Inc., 68 Middle Road, Rowley, Massachusetts 01969 ($13.95)
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