There is a lot of practical advice, do's and dont's that any bilingual parent should have an insight into. The book is clean with a solid binding. G or Good: A book showing significant wear. This review comes through my wife's account. This book is probably good if you are unsure about your decision to make your children bilingual, particularly if you are not a native speaker of the second language that your children will learn.
This best-selling guide is illustrated by glimpses. The authors explain how the brain learns more than one language, explode common myths, address frequently asked questions, and reveal an array of resources available to families. Markings do not interfere with readability. I would have liked to see more information that offered ideas related to parents' level of fluency and comfort with the target language, as well as common struggles of parents, such as finding bilingual playmates and other resources. Elementary School Foreign Languages and English Reading Achievement: A New View of the Relationship. May have minor physical damage, underlining, highlighting, or library markings. Anyways, this is a great start-off point for parents who hope to acheive the goal of developing bilingualism in their child ren.
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I would want Nisseem to know European languages if he really likes to expand himself linguistically. Other Titles: Seven steps to raising a bilingual child Responsibility: Naomi Steiner with Susan L. I was hoping for more research findings supporting why such-and-such a technique works better than another, or what ages correspond to certain types of language learning, but the book seemed bent on convincing parents to do something, anything. But maybe other languages are less controversial? But it is all up to him. Anybody taking issue with that last statement, just think--Is my illegal, red-headed Canadian cousin going to be questioned? The Plattsburgh French Language Immersion Program: Its Influence on Intelligence and Self-esteem.
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Another researcher reported that bilingual children have a sophisticated sense of their identities. Learning a Second Language: What Parents Need to Know. There was noth So here's my review of two books I recently read on bilingualism. Written by a pediatrician and mom, its language is very straight-forward. Older books may show minor flaws. What good does it do me to super-impose another language on my son Nisseem and getting him confused? And what says smart more than speaking two lan-guages? Despite my knowledge and own extensive research in second language acquisition and dual-language programs As an educator in the field of bilingual education, I can highly recommend this book.
It may have edgemarks or minor shelf wear. May be without endpapers or title page. What good would it do Nisseem? Hayes, Steven Parker, 2008 16 Seven steps to raising a bilingual child. Ideas and perceptions have been extended and enriched in this edition, and there has been elaboration and refinement in particular answers such as: the advantages of bilingualism; language mixing; trilingualism; and identity problems. All defects are noted in the description. It's a little unrealistic to suggest one should just hire a nanny from the ml minority language or to attend ml Saturday's schools. Steiner for inpiring me to just do it!! It can be shipped direct to you.
That said, I am glad that books like this exist in any form. Take into Account That One Language Will Be Dominant Worksheet 2 My Bilingual Goals and Choices Step 3: Becoming a Bilingual Coach Part One: Taking Charge Part Two: Who Speaks Which Language When? I just happened upon this book while wandering in the library and started glancing through it. In my family's case, neither my husband nor I are native speakers of our second language, This book had good information, but missed the mark, somewhat, for me. Also teaches you the way teachers or doctors might think of the process and how to follow the steps to succeed. I might have fallen victim to false advertising or there just isn't what I'm looking for. So I'm not saying discrimination doesn't happen, I guess because I take so much pride in my heritage and history and culture eh? The best time to learn a second language is as a child. To be honest, I would read pieces of one and then read pieces of the other, so I'm not exactly sure what info came from what book.
If after receiving a book from us, you feel the book is not as described, you may return it for a refund. So here's some of the research results regarding this. Growing Up with Two Languages is aimed at the many parents and professionals who feel uncertain about the best way to go about helping children gain maximum benefit from the multilingual situation. As an educator in the field of bilingual education, I can highly recommend this book. What matters for me is that he excels in school and feel perfectly happy as an American.
I especially liked the examples from other families as to what worked or didn't work for them. Aware that a second language can enrich their child's understanding of other cultures and bring future job opportunities in a world drawn ever closer by globalization, many parents today are motivated to raise their children bilingual. This book is very much targeted at parents who are set out to make their child bilingual, not out of necessity - although that side is covered as well - but rather out of sheer ambition. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. This means children naturally can learn languages better than adults.