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Growing up with two languages: a practical guide.

Contributor´s name + email (partner/associate partner)

LS PELIKAN schacherlova@skolapelican.com

Language/s

English

Author

Una Cunningham

Title

Growing up with two languages: a practical guide.

Date

2009

Full reference

CUNNINGHAM-ANDERSSON, U. and ANDERSSON, S. (2004). Growing up with two languages: a practical guide. 2. ed., repr. London: Routledge.

Summary

The lives of many families involve contact with more than one language and culture on a daily basis. Growing Up with Two Languages is aimed at the many parents and professionals who feel uncertain about the best way to go about helping children gain maximum benefit from the multilingual situation. This best-selling guide is illustrated by glimpses of life from interviews with fifty families from all around the world. The trials and rewards of life with two languages and cultures are discussed in detail, and followed by practical advice on how to support the child’s linguistic development.

Key words

multilingual education, guide, practical advice

Other interesting information (Note.1)

Book review available at http://www.amazon.com/Growing-Two-Languages-Practical-Bilingual/dp/0415598524 

Interest for the project (Note.2)

5

Full document uploaded in Crocodoc (Note.3)

 
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