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Fouche, Marie – 1995
This document is part of a series of guides for teachers in which the Division of Bilingual Education of the New York City Board of Education presents a learner-centered model in which the learner sees himself or herself in the story. Learners are able to relive their own experiences or those of their parents or grandparents as they left their own…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
Herendeen, Noemi Carrera; Mitchell, Alaire; Dinos, Carmen – 1995
This document is part of a series of guides for teachers in which the Division of Bilingual Education of the New York City Board of Education presents a learner-centered model in which the learner sees himself or herself in the story. Learners are able to relive their own experiences or those of their parents or grandparents as they left their own…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Chinese, Chinese Culture, Cultural Awareness
Chabot, Gregoire – 1977
This French play, intended for use in a bilingual education setting, deals with the history, culture, plight, and language of Franco-Americans in New England. The plot revolves around a conversation between Jacques Cartier, who returns to New France (now New England), and several Franco-Americans gathered in a tavern on a hot afternoon. The…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Cultural Interrelationships
Impink-Hernandez, M. V., Ed. – 1989
This publication focuses on how bilingual education and English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher training programs can be enhanced in the areas of coordination, institutionalization, and evaluation and serves as a resource for institutions which train personnel to work with children who have limited English proficiency. The colloquium was…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Cooperative Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
Quintal, Claire – 1977
This booklet highlights some of the more important elements of the French heritage in the Boston area, particularly during the Revolutionary period and the time of the establishment of many institutions of American life in New England. It is intended for secondary school students in a bilingual education setting who have at least an…
Descriptors: American History, Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Arlington, VA. – 1978
This annotated bibliography of English as a second language (ESL) materials for grades K-3 is divided into four parts. The first part, ESL texts, lists a number of series or single texts that are designed to teach the spoken language and reading to the elementary school child. The second part is a list of readers that, although were mostly…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Communicative Competence (Languages), Early Childhood Education
Herendeen, Noemi Carrera – 1995
This document is part of a series of guides for teachers in which the Division of Bilingual Education of the New York City Board of Education presents a learner-centered model in which the learner sees himself or herself in the story. Learners are able to relive their own experiences or those of their parents or grandparents as they left their own…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Dominicans
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Bilingual Education. – 1988
The report describes first-year activities of Project CABE (Content-Area Bilingual Education) which aims to improve instruction and increase parental involvement for limited-English-proficient Spanish-speaking students with handicapping conditions in grades 4 through 9. During its first year the project served 308 students attending 25 public…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Consultants, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kimbrough, Kenneth L. – 1982
This guide is designed to introduce potential users of the California Language Census data to a means of accessing that data using an online, interactive computer system known as "1981 LC." The language census is an actual count of the numbers of pupils with a primary language other than English in California public schools as of March 1…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Census Figures, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Programs
Neufeld, Gerald G. – 1974
This paper consists of a critique of a paper by James Cummins which appeared in issue number 1 of the Working Papers on Bilingualism, entitled "A Theoretical Perspective on the Relationship between Bilingualism and Thought." Cummins' paper gives the impression that nearly all of the recent studies exploring the effects of bilingualism…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Child Language, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes
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Ryazanova-Clarke, Lara – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
The article expands the debate about the interaction and conflict of linguistic commodification with other values attached to a language. It interrogates Russian dominant discourse produced between 2010 and 2015, focusing on how it attributes the values of "pride" and "profit" to the Russian language in three transnational…
Descriptors: Russian, Commercialization, Semantics, Power Structure
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Berezkina, Maimu – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
This article examines the use of Russian in state communication in officially monolingual Estonia. Drawing on interviews with high-level public employees in four central state institutions and an analysis of these institutions' websites, the article shows that while Russian is not specifically mentioned in the laws, it is "de facto"…
Descriptors: Russian, Commercialization, Foreign Countries, Language Planning
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Muth, Sebastian – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
The focus of this paper is on Lithuania, where government policies continue to limit the use of Russian in education, the public space and the media, while the local economy has recognized proficiency in Russian as a commodity. This is particularly salient in the healthcare industry that grew significantly in the past years with patients from…
Descriptors: Russian, Patients, Tourism, Medical Services
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Suryanarayan, Neelakshi – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
The present paper is a case study of how the commodification of the Russian language has transformed a market in New Delhi, India, inaugurated in 1969 and known as Yashwant Place. Over the years, the market slowly assumed a new identity, referred to as Yashka not only by Russian visitors but also tourists from countries of the former Soviet Union,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Commercialization, Russian, Ethnography
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Pavlenko, Aneta – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to examine how Russian became a commodity in the global service industry in the decade between 2004 and 2014 and, in some places, much earlier. I will begin with a discussion of sociolinguistic theory of "commodification of language", focusing on aspects critical for this case study. Then, I will trace the…
Descriptors: Language Role, Russian, Commercialization, Case Studies
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