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ERIC Number: ED440552
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 473
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-521-66798-4
New Immigrants in the United States: Readings for Second Language Educators. Cambridge Language Teaching Library.
McKay, Sandra Lee, Ed.; Wong, Sau-ling Cynthia, Ed.
Articles include the following: "The Flowering of America: Linguistic Diversity in the United States" (R. Macias); "The American Linguistic Mosaic: Understanding Language Shift in the United States" (C. Veltman); "Bilingualism and Language Use Among Mexican Americans" (G. Valdes); "Puerto Ricans in the United States: Confronting the Linguistic Repercussions of Colonialism" (A. Zentella); "Speaking in Cuban: The Language of Cuban Americans" (R. Otheguy, O. Garcia, A. Roca); "The Linguistic Situation of Central Americans" (J. Lipski); "English Language Learners of Vietnamese Background" (C. Chung); "The Language Situation of the Hmong, Khmer, and Laotian Communities in the United States" (M. Lopez); "English Language Learners of Chinese Background: A Portrait of Diversity" (S. Wong, M. Lopez); "Korean Americans' Language Use" (P. Min); "The Language Situation of Filipina/os: Diversity and Complexity" (J. Cordova); "Soviet Immigrants in the United States: Issues in Adjustment" (E. Hinkel); "At Home with English: Assimilation and Adaptation of Asian Indians in the United States" (K. Sridhar, S. Sridhar); "English Language Learners and Educational Investments" (S. McKay); "Legal Investment in Multilingualism" (R. Moran); and "Investment, Acculturation, and Language Loss" (B. Norton). (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education) (KFT)
Cambridge University Press, 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011-3166 (hardback: ISBN-0-521-66087-4, $69.95; paperback: ISBN-0-521-66798-4, $26.95). Tel: 800-872-7423 (Toll Free); Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: El Salvador; Mexico; Puerto Rico