Bilingualism / ESL Products

  • Multilingualism in the Early Years

    Extending the limits of our world

    By Sandra Smidt

    Multilingualism in the Early Years is a highly accessible text that examines the political, theoretical, ideological and practical issues involved in the education of children speaking two or more languages. Drawing on current research and thinking about the advantages and disadvantages of being…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Work, Learning and Transnational Migration

    Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates

    Edited by Shibao Guo

    As the globalisation of migration intensifies, many countries have joined the international competition for the most talented, skilful, and resourceful workers. More recently, migration has shifted from international to transnational, characterised by its multiple and circular flows across…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • An Educator's Guide to Dual Language Instruction

    Increasing Achievement and Global Competence, K-12

    By Gayle Westerberg, Leslie Davison

    This user-friendly book is a key resource for teachers and administrators to ensure their school’s success in implementing and maintaining a dual language program. Authors Gayle Westerberg and Leslie Davison share their own experiences leading a dual language school, the obstacles they overcame,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Language Revitalization in the Americas

    Edited by Serafin M. Coronel-Molina, Teresa L. McCarty

    Focusing on the Americas – home to 40 to 50 million Indigenous people – this book explores the history and current state of Indigenous language revitalization across this vast region. Complementary chapters on the USA and Canada, and Latin America and the Caribbean, offer a panoramic view while…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Asian English Language Classrooms

    Where Theory and Practice Meet

    Edited by Handoyo Widodo, Alistair Wood, Deepti Gupta, Winnie Cheng

    For all concerned with contemporary English language pedagogies, this book explores the forefront of English language teaching in Asia today. While covering the fundamental areas that every teacher and teacher trainer must be concerned with, it does so within the context of the most up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    Edited by Alice Sterling Honig

    Contrary to previously held beliefs that bilingualism wonder hinder cognitive and language development in children, research has shown that bilingual children show enhanced cognitive flexibility and an ability to better focus their attention. This book explores both emergent literacy and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Content-Based Foreign Language Teaching

    Curriculum and Pedagogy for Developing Advanced Thinking and Literacy Skills

    Edited by Laurent Cammarata

    Pushing the field forward in critically important ways, this book offers clear curricular directions and pedagogical guidelines to transform foreign language classrooms into environments where stimulating intellectual curiosity and tapping critical thinking abilities are as important as developing…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23 
    Routledge

  • Chinese-Heritage Students in North American Schools

    Understanding Hearts and Minds Beyond Test Scores

    Edited by Wen Ma, Guofang Li

    This comprehensive look at Chinese-heritage students’ academic, sociocultural, and emotional development in the public schools examines pertinent educational theories; complex (even inconvenient) realities; learning practices in and outside of schools; and social, cultural, and linguistic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17 
    Routledge

  • TESOL Student Teacher Discourse

    A Corpus-Based Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interactions

    By Elaine Riordan

    This book uses corpus-based discourse analytical techniques to examine online and face-to-face interactions in a Language Teacher Education program by assessing the formation and practices of a community of practice. Elaine Riordan’s study evaluates the role played by discussions between student…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Mindful L2 Teacher Education

    A Sociocultural Perspective on Cultivating Teachers' Professional Development

    By Karen E. Johnson, Paula R. Golombek

    Taking a Vygotskian sociocultural stance, this book demonstrates the meaningful role that L2 teacher educators and L2 teacher education play in the professional development of L2 teachers through systematic, intentional, goal-directed, theorized L2 teacher education pedagogy. The message is…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Child Cultures, Schooling, and Literacy

    Global Perspectives on Composing Unique Lives

    Edited by Anne Haas Dyson

    Through analysis of case studies of young children (ages 3 to 8 years), situated in different geographic, cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic sites on six continents, this book examines the interplay of childhoods, schooling, and, literacies. Written language is situated within…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity

    Edited by Sian Preece

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity provides a clear and comprehensive survey of the field of language and identity from an applied linguistics perspective. Forty-one chapters are organised into five sections covering: theoretical perspectives informing language and identity…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

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