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Spanish in the US. It would also be an easy read for any non-specialist e. The book addresses a range of linguistic, attitudinal, and educational issues affecting bilingual phenomena in this community that can be easily extended to other similar communities within the USA and beyond. Although the volume's focus is specific to the Chicano-Latino community, Field manages to provide a very comprehensive account of bilingualism studies in general that is accessible and ambitious in breadth.
This makes the volume a very valuable resource for researchers, teachers, and students of bilingualism, linguistics, and education. Examination copy. No author info given Aranda, Brenda Oriana Driever Driever, Steven L. Nuessel, Frank Book review. Thorsos, Nilsa J.
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Linguistics Language acquisition. Introduction: Bilingualism as a worldwide phenomenon. Bilingual phenomena in the U. In Switzerland, where most residents speak at least two languages fluently, one study estimated that multilingualism accounted for a whopping 10 percent of its Gross Domestic Product GDP. On the other hand, monolingualism when combined with a reluctance to invest in language learning, can lose money. Studies measuring open-mindedness and cultural sensitivity have reported that bilinguals score higher than monolinguals. But so it is. The answer?
If you come from a staunchly monolingual — and likely English-dominant culture — you might find this far-fetched. But consider this: an estimated half of our world is bilingual , and this tendency seems to be on the rise. Currently, there are more Spanish speakers in the US than in Spain , making this the second-largest community of Spanish speakers after Mexico. Moving to Asia, there are currently more people studying English in China than in any other country and Malaysia and Vietnam are also embracing English language education; sending their children abroad or choosing it over and above a neighboring language.
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Grammar tips Teaching tips Life as a teacher. Bilingual children have better social skills Bilingual children are considered more socially-intelligent than their monolingual peers. Not so simple.
Far more common than you might think If you come from a staunchly monolingual — and likely English-dominant culture — you might find this far-fetched.