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ERIC Number: EJ541674
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Functions of Spanish in the School Lives of Mexicano Bilingual Children.
Benjamin, Rebecca
Bilingual Research Journal, v20 n1 p135-64 Win 1996
A study of the language usage of five Mexican American fifth-grade bilingual students in an all-English classroom revealed the functions that Spanish continued to serve: providing information and assistance with school work, seeking explanations, providing self-talk, establishing and maintaining social relationships, and negotiating and maintaining participation in ongoing conversations. Contains 39 references. (LP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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