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ERIC Number: EJ617216
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-5841
Loss of Family Languages: Should Educators be Concerned?
Fillmore, Lily Wong
Theory into Practice, v39 n4 p203-10 Aut 2000
Discusses the experiences of Chinese immigrants when first generation children quickly replace the primary language with English rather than becoming bilingual, noting what is lost when languages are lost and how languages are lost, and presenting suggestions for educators to make the process of learning the school language and adapting to American life easier on immigrant children and their families. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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