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Rubio-Alcalá, Fernando D., Ed.; Coyle, Do, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This book provides an overview and evaluation of the quality of bilingual education found in internationalised higher education institutions. Its authors focus on the multifaceted roles that language(s) play in these growing multilingual spaces and analyse and identify the many factors that account for quality multilingual degree programmes. The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Bilingual Education, Educational Quality, International Education
Kanno, Yasuko – Multilingual Matters, 2021
Why does a public high school, despite having resources and educators with good intentions, end up graduating English learners (ELs) without preparing them for college and career? This book answers this question through a longitudinal ethnographic case study of a diverse high school in Pennsylvania. The author takes the reader on a journey with…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Access to Education, School Role, High School Students
Moore, Sarah C. K. – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This book traces a history of bilingual education in the US, unveiling the pervasive role of politics and its influence on integrity of policy implementation. It introduces readers to once nationwide, systemic supports for diverse bilingual educational programs and situates particular instances and phases of its expansion and decline within…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational History, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
Seilstad, Brian David – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This book juxtaposes superdiversity with the reality of English-centricity in the United States, set against the long-standing challenges regarding migration and language policy in the US, most recently underlined by Donald Trump's 2016 election win and subsequent aggressive and partially successful attempts to limit migration. The book explores…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Immigrants, Multilingualism, Educational History
Wernicke, Meike, Ed.; Hammer, Svenja, Ed.; Hansen, Antje, Ed.; Schroedler, Tobias, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This collection examines a diverse range of approaches to multilingualism in teacher education programmes across Europe and North America. The authors investigate how pre-service teachers are being prepared to work in multilingual contexts and discuss the key features of current pre-service teacher education initiatives that address the increasing…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education
Baker, Colin; Wright, Wayne E. – Multilingual Matters, 2021
The seventh edition of this bestselling textbook has been extensively revised and updated to provide a comprehensive and accessible introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in an ever-changing world. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism and multilingualism at individual, group and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Foundations of Education, Bilingualism, Deafness
Juvonen, Päivi, Ed.; Källkvist, Marie, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2021
With increasing mobility of people across the world, there is a pressing need to develop evidence-based teaching practices that lead to high-quality education, which serves the needs of inclusive societies and social and epistemic justice. This book presents cutting-edge qualitative case-study research across a range of educational contexts,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Code Switching (Language), Multilingualism, Language Usage
Derenowski, Marek – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This book examines the unique characteristics of teaching foreign languages to senior learners. It discusses the potential age-related barriers and learning difficulties which may be encountered in senior foreign language education as well as solutions to overcome these challenges. The author describes the processes of human aging from different…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Older Adults, Adult Education, Barriers
Cummins, Jim – Multilingual Matters, 2021
Over the past 40 years, Jim Cummins has proposed a number of highly influential theoretical concepts, including the threshold and interdependence hypotheses and the distinction between conversational fluency and academic language proficiency. In this book, he provides a personal account of how these ideas developed and he examines the credibility…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Teaching Methods, Linguistic Theory, Language Fluency
Sharples, Robert – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This book offers an evidence-based guide to EAL for everyone who works with multilingual learners. It provides a concise, helpful introduction to the latest research underpinning three key areas of EAL practice: (1) How children acquire additional languages? (2) How language works across the curriculum? and (3) How you can establish outstanding…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Multilingualism
De Angelis, Gessica – Multilingual Matters, 2021
The field of multilingual testing and assessment has grown rapidly in recent years due to the widespread need to integrate immigrant populations into mainstream education and to provide fair and equitable forms of assessment for all students. However, a continuing emphasis on bilingual students has created a significant gap in testing and…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Language Tests, Testing, Immigrants
Henderson, Kathryn I.; Palmer, Deborah K. – Multilingual Matters, 2020
This book explores the role of the teacher in dual language bilingual education (DLBE) implementation in a time of nationwide program expansion, in large part due to new and unprecedented top-down initiatives at state and district level. The book provides case studies of DLBE teachers who: (a) implemented the DLBE model with fidelity; (b)…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Teacher Role, Program Implementation, Models
Martín-Laguna, Sofía – Multilingual Matters, 2020
This book reports on a longitudinal study of the acquisition of pragmatic markers in written discourse in a third language (English) by secondary students living in the bilingual (Spanish and Catalan) Valencian Community in Spain. It examines pragmatic transfer, specifically positive transfer, in multilingual students from a holistic perspective,…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Multilingualism, Teaching Methods, Longitudinal Studies
Ganassin, Sara – Multilingual Matters, 2020
This book investigates the social, political and educational role of community language education in migratory contexts. It draws on an ethnographic study that investigates the significance of Mandarin-Chinese community schooling in Britain as an intercultural space for those involved. To understand the interrelation of 'language', 'culture' and…
Descriptors: Community Schools, Heritage Education, Native Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Flynn, Colin J. – Multilingual Matters, 2020
This book examines the role of affective variables in the process of learning a minority language. It presents a comprehensive account of how adult learners' attitude, motivation and identity are related to their awareness of, and commitment to, different dialects and varieties as target speech models. These issues are examined in the context of…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Adult Learning, Dialects
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