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Author McLaughlin, B.

Title Second Language Acquisition in Childhood : Volume 2: School-age Children
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (300 pages)
Contents Cover; SECOND-LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN CHILDHOOD; Tittle Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Second-Language Teaching and Learning; Historical Overview of Second-Language Teaching; The Demands of the Classroom; The Second-Language Learning Process; Conclusion; 2. Second-Language Education: International Contexts; Sweden; West Germany; The Soviet Union; Conclusion; 3. Second-Language Education: The Canadian Experience; Early Total Immersion Program; Other Immersion Programs; Other Canadian Programs; Conclusion; 4. Second-Language Education: The United States
Bilingualism and SocietyLinguistic and Social Factors in Bilingual Education; Conclusion; 9. Assessm; Approaches to Language Assessment; Issues in Language Assessment; Conclusion; 10. Evaluation; The National Debate; Small-Scale Evaluation Research; Large-Scale Evaluation Research; Problems and Developments; Conclusion; 11. Concluson; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Second-Language Education of Majority-Language ChildrenSecond-Language Education of Minority-Language Children; Conclusion; 5. Instructional Practices; Instruction and Oral Language Proficiency; Instruction and Literacy-Related Skills; Two Instructional Models; Conclusion; 6. Classroom Organization and Interaction Patterns; Classroom Organization; Classroom Interaction Patterns; Conclusion; 7. Individual Difference Variables; Cognitive Style Variables; Learner Characteristics; Age; Conclusion; 8. Social Factors; The Child's Social Background; Social Factors in the Classroom
Summary First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
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Subject Language acquisition.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Language acquisition.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1135884927