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ERIC Number: ED287316
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 135
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8011-0680-X
Handbook for Teaching Japanese-Speaking Students.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bilingual Education Office.
A handbook for teachers, administrators, and bilingual education specialists who deal with limited-English-proficient, Japanese-speaking students is designed to assist this language minority to get the best educational opportunities. Chapters discuss the background of Japanese-speaking people in California, historical and sociocultural factors related to the Japanese language, Japanese linguistic characteristics, and recommended instructional and curricular strategies for Japanese and English language development. A bibliography is included. Appended materials include a list of districts ranked by enrollment of limited-English-speaking Japanese-speaking students; a list of educational resources; an outline of the course of Japanese language study used in Japan; and a guide to Japanese holidays, ceremonies, and festivals. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bilingual Education Office.
Identifiers - Location: California; Japan