ERIC Number: ED340212
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Coherence in Diversity: Britain's Multilingual Classroom.
Geach, June; Broadbent, John
A collection of essays focus on multilingualism and cultural diversity in United Kingdom schools, with emphasis on secondary education in some articles. The papers are: "Towards a Policy of Multilingual Secondary Schools" (Christopher Brumfit); "Curriculum Development" (Keith Kirby); "English, Whose English?" (Peter Traves); "An ESL Perspective for Community Languages in the Curriculum" (Mona Gabb); "Modern Languages and the Language Curriculum" (Alan Hornsey); "British Languages" (Bryden Keenan); "Bilingual Pupils" (Laurie Kershook); "Educational Problems of Chinese Children in British Schools" (Lornita Yuen-Fan Wong); "Language Maintenance Among Children of Italian Parentage in Mainstream Secondary Schools in Bedford and London" (Bruno Cervi); "Urdu Provision in Secondary Schools" (Stella Lewis); "Bengali in the Mainstream School" (Diana Kent); "Towards Effective Language Practice" (Laurie Kershook); "Resources and Materials for Teaching a Wider Range of Languages" (John Broadbent); "Teacher Training in Multilingual Britain" (Guy Merchant); and "The Accreditation of Achievement across Languages in the Secondary Phase" (John Broadbent). A 64-item bibliography and a glossary are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Bengali, Bilingual Students, Case Studies, Chinese, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Materials, Italian, Language Maintenance, Language Research, Modern Languages, Multicultural Education, Native Language Instruction, Public Policy, Teacher Education, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Urdu
Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, Regent's College, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 4NS, England (9.00 British pounds).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom