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Sondergaard, Bent – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1981
Presents case study involving the attempt by parents to raise their children to be bilingual in Danish and Finnish as example of internal and/or external difficulties preventing development of the bilingualism of a child. (Author/BK)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Case Studies, Danish, Finnish
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Tansley, Paula; Craft, Alma – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1984
Reports on a survey of mother tongue teaching and support for primary age pupils in England and Wales, undertaken as part of the Schools Council Mother Tongue Project. The analysis indicates that the majority of local education authorities now have a multilingual school population, and that bilingual pupils can communicate in a wide range of…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Awareness, Educational Policy
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Arnberg, Lenore – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1984
To raise a child bilingually, parents may need assistance with increased second language input from outside the home. One way to do this is through the use of mother tongue playgroups for young children. (SL)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Child Language, English, Ethnic Groups
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Howard, Douglas P. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1982
Believes extra attention must be focused on language and cultural differences in preparing Individualized Educational Programs. Reports observations from working with Spanish speaking exceptional children in Costa Rica. Describes pilot study conducted to attempt to discover problems associated with administration of Wechsler Intelligence Scale for…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Diagnostic Tests, Exceptional Child Research, Spanish Speaking