The bilingual family a handbook for parents

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the bilingual family a handbook for parents

The Bilingual Family: A Handbook for Parents by Edith Harding-Esch

I loved this book. May be because it was the first book I read on topic, or maybe it hit all the right spots with me. It gave me a piece of mind about my choices and the confidence that I am doing everything the right way.

One thing I loved the most is that there is no one right for everyone type of bilingualism and if you dont achieve it, you fail. There are many roads, many possible goals, and many good outcomes.

Case studies presented in the book allow to have a detailed look into several strategies different families chose - and their results, as the authors revisit and interview grown children.

Its not very detailed or comprehensive book, but I found it very useful in building my own strategy for my son.
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The Bilingual Family: A Handbook for Parents (second edition)

Whether you moved to a different country and your child faces linguistic challenges, or there is more than one language spoken at home due to different origins of you and your partner, and you are This is the second edition of the best-selling book that has provided practical advice to thousands of parents who want their children to grow up bilingual. It still gives parents up-to-date information and advice they need to make informed decisions about what language policy to adopt with their children. This new edition also looks at cases of single-parent families with bilingual children, as well as schooling and bi-literacy issues. The authors help parents identify the factors that will influence their decision to bring up their children as bilinguals.

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First published in , The Bilingual Family has provided thousands of parents with the information and advice they need to make informed decisions about what language policy to adopt with their children. This second edition contains updated references and new entries to the alphabetical reference guide. Read more Read less. No customer reviews. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Include Synonyms Include Dead terms. Designed as a resource for parents, this book provides them with the information and advice they need to make informed decisions about what language "policy" to adopt with their children. The authors, professional applied linguists, draw on their own experience as parents of successfully bilingual children and on interviews with other bilingual families. The book is divided into three main parts. Part I, summarizes the research to help parents identify the factors that will influence their decision to raise their children as bilinguals.

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    This is the second edition of the best-selling book that has provided practical advice to thousands of parents who want their children to grow up bilingual.

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