ERIC Number: ED440552
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Colonialism, Cubans, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Hmong People, Immigrants, Korean Americans, Language Minorities, Language Skill Attrition, Language Usage, Limited English Speaking, Political Attitudes, Refugees, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Social Integration, Spanish, Spanish Speaking
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: El Salvador; Mexico; Puerto Rico