ERIC Number: ED287316
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Traits, Curriculum Design, Educational Resources, Educational Strategies, English (Second Language), Enrollment Rate, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Immigrants, Japanese, Limited English Speaking, Native Language Instruction, Program Development, Sociocultural Patterns, Spelling, Student Needs, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Written Language
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bilingual Education Office.
Identifiers - Location: California; Japan