ERIC Number: EJ415474
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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English in the Barrio: The Quality of Contact among Immigrant Children.
Shannon, Sheila M.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v12 n3 p256-76 Aug 1990
Reports two-year sociolinguistic study of English use by five immigrant children. Observational findings compare "substantial" and "minimal" English contacts by experienced children. Illustrates benefits and hindrances to English learning, and how contacts depend principally on children's English abilities. Discusses English education of Spanish-speaking immigrants in segregated barrios. (TES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: California