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Bilingual Education

Colin Baker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics. 4097 words.

Bilingual education is not just about education and bilingualism. There are dimensions to bilingual education that require a multidisciplinary understanding. It is not just about the use of...

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Bilingualism and Child Phonology

Conxita Lleó.

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Linguistics; Phonetics and Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 11659 words.

The present article poses some fundamental questions related to bilingualism and to the acquisition of two phonological components, by very young children. It discusses different types of...

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Content-Based Second Language Instruction

Marjorie Bingham Wesche.

in The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics. 8263 words.

Content-based second language instruction is the essence of this article. Content-based instruction is a form of communicative language teaching in which language instruction is integrated...

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Curriculum Development in Foreign Language Education: The Interface between Political and Professional Decisions

Péter Medgyes and Marianne Nikolov.

in The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics. 4936 words.

The essence of this article is the development of curriculum in foreign language education and the interface between political and professional. This article falls into two main sections....

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The Development of African American English through Childhood and Adolescence

Janneke Van Hofwegen.

in The Oxford Handbook of African American Language

July 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Language Acquisition. 7931 words.

This chapter addresses what patterns of African American English (AAE) usage are demonstrated prior to adolescence by highlighting evidence from a longitudinal corpus of AAE spanning 11...

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Language Acquisition in the African American Child

Brandi L. Newkirk-Turner, RaMonda Horton and Ida J. Stockman.

in The Oxford Handbook of African American Language

July 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Language Acquisition. 6625 words.

This chapter reviews studies of developing language by children who are acquiring African American English (AAE). It focuses specifically on the acquisition period from birth up to age...

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The Linguistics of Language Revitalization

William O'Grady.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Acquisition. 8584 words.

With hundreds of the world’s languages now in danger, the need for effective methods of language revitalization has never been greater. Yet most efforts fall short of their objective. The...

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Second Language Acquisition: A Social Psychological Perspective

Robert C. Gardner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics. 6061 words.

This article focuses on second language acquisition seen from a social psychological perspective. The basic premise underlying a social psychological perspective of second language...

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Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative

James P. Lantolf.

in The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Language Acquisition. 6534 words.

This article focuses on the idea of sociocultural theory and the pedagogical imperative. Sociocultural theory has long been used as a lens to explain the processes involved in second...

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