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Raising Children Bilingually in the United States.

By: Pittman, Iulia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (146 p.).ISBN: 9781443879231.Subject(s): Bilingualism in children -- United States | Education, Bilingual -- United States | EducationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Raising Children Bilingually in the United StatesDDC classification: 371.9700973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PREFACE; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX
Summary: Bilingualism in the world is the norm, rather than the exception. Unlike in other countries where bilingualism often survives over numerous generations, in the United States, it generally takes two or three generations for a minority language to be lost. In a country where the very definition of ""American"" embodies the intersection of different languages, cultures, and ethnicities, the assimilation process into American culture often takes place at the expense of minority languages and cultur...
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PREFACE; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX

Bilingualism in the world is the norm, rather than the exception. Unlike in other countries where bilingualism often survives over numerous generations, in the United States, it generally takes two or three generations for a minority language to be lost. In a country where the very definition of ""American"" embodies the intersection of different languages, cultures, and ethnicities, the assimilation process into American culture often takes place at the expense of minority languages and cultur...

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