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  • The Assessment of Emergent Bilinguals by Kate Mahoney
    The Assessment of Emergent Bilinguals (English, Paperback) Kate Mahoney

    This textbook is a thorough introduction to the assessment of English Language Learners or Emergent Bilinguals in K-12 schools. The author presents a decision-making framework called PUMI (Purpose, Use, Method, Instrument) that teachers can use to inform assessment decisions for bilingual children. The book is an invaluable resource for teachers.

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  • Assessing Multilingual Children by Sharon Armon-Lotem
    Assessing Multilingual Children (English, Paperback) Sharon Armon-Lotem

    This book presents a comprehensive set of tools for assessing the linguistic abilities of bilingual children. It aims to disentangle effects of bilingualism from those of Specific Language Impairment (SLI), making use of both models of bilingualism and models of language impairment.

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  • Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism by Wayne E. Wright
    Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism (English, Paperback) Wayne E. Wright

    The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in the 21st century. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels.

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  • Bilingual by Francois Grosjean
    Bilingual (English, Paperback) Francois Grosjean

    Whether in family life, social interactions, or business negotiations, half the people in the world speak more than one language every day. Yet many myths persist about bilingualism and bilinguals. This book explores the many facets of life with two or more languages.

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  • Growing up with Three Languages by Xiao-Lei Wang
    Growing up with Three Languages (English, Paperback) Xiao-Lei Wang

    This book is for parents who live in a foreign country and intend to raise their children in their own heritage language(s). It offers helpful suggestions for this challenging situation and provides useful strategies in the daily interactions between parents and children.

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  • Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
    Journey to the Center of the Earth (Chinese, Paperback) Jules Verne $12.95
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  • Second Language Acquisition in Action by Andrea Nava
    Second Language Acquisition in Action (English, Paperback) Andrea Nava, Luciana Pedrazzini

    Despite the key role played by second language acquisition (SLA) courses in linguistics, teacher education and language teaching degrees, participants often struggle to bridge the gap between SLA theories and their many applications in the classroom. In order to overcome the 'transfer' problem from theory to practice, Andrea Nava and Luciana Pedrazzini present SLA principles through the actions...

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  • Bilingual Education in the 21st Century by Ofelia Garcia
    Bilingual Education in the 21st Century (English, Paperback) Ofelia Garcia

    Bilingual Education in the 21st Century examines languages and bilingualism as individual and societal phenomena, presents program types, variables, and policies in bilingual education, and concludes by looking at practices, especially pedagogies and assessments.

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  • Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora by Jing Tsu
    Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora (English, Hardback) Jing Tsu

    What happens when language wars are not about hurling insults or quibbling over meanings, but are waged in the physical sounds and shapes of language itself? This title explores the global language trade, arguing that it aims at more sophisticated ways of exerting influence besides simply wielding knuckles of power.

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  • The K-3 Guide to Academic Conversations by Jeff Zwiers
    The K-3 Guide to Academic Conversations (English, Paperback) Jeff Zwiers, Sara R. Hamerla

    "For thousands of years people have been using the skills we describe in this book to engage in conversations with others. What isn't as prevalent, however, is instruction--especially in primary grades?in which we engage students in productive conversations about academic ideas. This book fills that very big need." --Jeff Zwiers & Sara Hamerla Talk about content mastery . . . Primary teachers, you won't want to miss this: if you're looking for a single resource to foster purposeful content discussions and high-quality interpersonal engagement, then put Jeff Zwiers and Sara Hamerla's K-3 Guide to Academic Conversations at the top of your reading list.  Whether your students love to talk or not, all must be equipped with key conversation skills such as active listening, taking turns, posing, clarifying, supporting with examples, and arguing ideas. This ready resource comes packed with every imaginable tool you could need to make academic conversations part of your everyday teaching: Sample lesson plans and anchor charts Guidelines for creating effective prompts Applications across content areas, with corresponding assessments Rubrics and protocols for listening to student speech Transcripts of conversations and questions for reflection Companion website with video and downloadable resourcesTens of thousands of students in the upper grades have reaped the benefits of academic conversations: high-quality face-to-face interactions, increased motivation, stronger collaborative argumentation skills, and better understanding and retention of content. The K-3 Guide to Academic Conversations is that resource for providing your primary students with the same powerful learning opportunities. 

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  • Language, Culture, and Teaching by Sonia Nieto
    Language, Culture, and Teaching (English, Paperback) Sonia Nieto

    Distinguished multiculturalist Sonia Nieto speaks directly to current and future teachers in this thoughtful integration of a selection of her key writings with creative pedagogical features. Offering information, insights, and motivation to teach students of diverse cultural, racial, and linguistic backgrounds, examples are included throughout to illustrate real-life dilemmas about diversity that...

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  • Theories in Second Language Acquisition by Bill VanPatten
    Theories in Second Language Acquisition (English, Paperback) Bill VanPatten

    The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition research. This volume is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and language teaching. Each chapter focuses on a single theory, written by a leading scholar in the field in...

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  • Teaching Grammar in Second Language Classrooms by Hossein Nassaji
    Teaching Grammar in Second Language Classrooms (English, Paperback) Hossein Nassaji, Sandra S. Fotos

    Suitable for second-language teachers, this text identifies and explores the various options for integrating a focus on grammar and a focus on communication in classroom contexts and offers examples of teaching activities for each option.

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  • The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism by Francois Grosjean
    The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism (English, Paperback) Francois Grosjean, Ping Li

    The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism presents a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of bilingualism, covering language processing, language acquisition, cognition and the bilingual brain.

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  • Bilingual First Language Acquisition by Annick De Houwer
    Bilingual First Language Acquisition (English, Paperback) Annick De Houwer

    This textbook explains how children learn to understand and speak two languages from birth. It brings together both established knowledge and the latest findings about different areas of bilingual language development in a perspective that emphasizes the role of children's language learning environments.

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  • Teaching Essential Units of Language by Eli Hinkel
    Teaching Essential Units of Language (English, Paperback) Eli Hinkel

    This textbook provides a practical and research-based foundation for teaching second language (L2) multiword units (also commonly called collocations). Multiword units ? such as strong tea, beautiful weather, or would you mind ?cannot be readily understood or predicted by the meanings of their component parts, and prove particularly challenging for English language learners. With contributions...

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  • Language, Capitalism, Colonialism by Monica Heller
    Language, Capitalism, Colonialism (English, Paperback) Monica Heller, Bonnie S. McElhinny

    Heller and McElhinny reinterpret sociolinguistics for the twenty-first century with an original approach to the study of language that is situated in the political and economic contexts of colonialism and capitalism.

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  • Making Signs, Translanguaging Ethnographies by Ari Sherris
    Making Signs, Translanguaging Ethnographies (English, Paperback) Ari Sherris

    This book is the start of a conversation across Social Semiotics, Translanguaging, Complexity Theory and Sociolinguistics. In its explorations of meaning, multimodality, communication and emerging language practices, the book includes theoretical and empirical chapters that move toward an understanding of communication in its dynamic complexity.

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  • Twelve Lectures on Multilingualism by David Singleton
    Twelve Lectures on Multilingualism (English, Paperback) David Singleton

    This major new textbook offers an accessible introduction to the most interesting areas in the study of multilingualism. It consists of twelve lectures, written by leading researchers, each dedicated to a particular topic of importance and accompanied by questions for student reflection and suggestions for further reading.

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  • Reflections on Language Teacher Identity Research by Gary Barkhuizen
    Reflections on Language Teacher Identity Research (English, Paperback) Gary Barkhuizen

    Reflections on Language Teacher Identity Research is the first book to present understandings of language teacher identity (LTI) from a broad range of research fields. Drawing on their personal research experience, 41 contributors locate LTI within their area of expertise by considering their conceptual understanding of LTI and the methodological approaches used to investigate it. The chapters are...

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