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Heritage Language Education A New Field Emerging by

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English


  • Education,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Linguistics,
  • Education / Bilingual Education,
  • Bilingual Education,
  • Education, Bilingual,
  • Linguistic minorities,
  • Native language,
  • Study and teaching

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Edition Notes

ContributionsOlga Kagan (Editor), Susan Bauckus (Editor), Donna Brinton (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11281065M
ISBN 100805848037
ISBN 109780805848038

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Teaching Heritage Language Learners: Voices from the Classroom is a groundbreaking volume that offers a guide for language teachers, school administrators & support personnel that will enable them to work more effectively with the growing population of heritage language learners in the nation's schools. Written by & for teachers, this book provides an overview of the research . Marta Fairclough is a professor of Spanish linguistics and the director of heritage language education at the University of Houston. She is a coeditor with Sara M. Beaudrie of Spanish and Heritage Language Education in the United States. Sara M. Beaudrie is an associate professor of Spanish linguistics and the director of the Spanish for heritage learners program in the School . Heritage University Language Center (HULC) was started in to assist with the efforts in language revitalization, preservation and promotion. Language endangerment and extinction is happening all over the world, and people, communities and organizations can work together to help make a difference and save as many languages as we can. Identity and biliteracy in heritage language education in the United States \/ Nancy H. Hornberger and Shuhan C. Wang -- Learning other languages: the case for promoting bilingualism within our educational system \/ G. Richard Tucker -- Policy activity for heritage languages: connections with representation and citizenship \/ Joseph Lo Bianco.