ERIC Number: EJ620426
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
How Can Language Minority Parents Help Their Children Become Bilingual in Familial Context? A Case Study of a Language Minority Mother and Her Daughter.
Bilingual Research Journal, v23 n2-3 p211-24 Spr-Sum 1999
Case study of second language acquisition presents a Chinese mother's observations of her daughter over a 5-month period following immigration to Hawaii. Language minority parents' positive attitudes toward both first and second languages and cultures, and supportive interactions with their children at home are important to the children's bilingual education and identity establishment in the new environment. (Author/SV)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Case Studies, Chinese Americans, Immigrants, Language Attitudes, Language Minorities, Mother Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence, Parents as Teachers, Preadolescents, Second Language Learning, Student Adjustment
Full text online at http://brj.asu.edu/v2323.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A