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Author Braun, Dr. Andreas
Title Language Strategies for Trilingual Families : Parents' Perspectives
Imprint Bristol : Channel View Publications, 2014
©2014
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (120 pages)
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Series Parents' and Teachers' Guides ; v.17
Parents' and Teachers' Guides
Note Intro -- Contents -- Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Trilingualism and multilingualism: An overview -- Introduction -- Our Sources -- Terminology -- Pinpointing Family Language Background -- An Outline of the Book -- Attitudes to multilingualism in society -- Summary -- 2 Comparing bilingual and trilingual families -- Introduction -- Do children Who Are learning more than One language Get confused? -- Does learning more than one language enhance cognitive growth? -- How does the development of the brain differ when a child becomes bilingual? -- Does a child's place in the family and school affect Use of the family's languages? -- Developing ideas on How multilingualism differs from bilingualism -- Summary -- 3 Monolingual parents living abroad (Group 1) -- Introduction -- (a) The parents' strategies at home -- (b) Languages at school: exposure to the community language -- (c) The importance of the extended family -- (d) Cultural practices and language Use -- Conclusion -- Implications for parents -- 4 One or both parents Are bilingual (Group 2) -- Introduction -- (a) The struggle with trilingualism -- (b) Education: Resignation or challenge? -- (c) Our Relatives Are bilingual as well -- (d) Cultural identity and language maintenance -- Conclusion -- Further support for trilingual families (Group 2) -- 5 One or both parents Are trilingual (Group 3) -- Introduction -- (a) Trilingual families and the Use of English -- (b) Reported attitudes towards trilingualism in the community and school -- (c) The influence of the extended family -- (d) Cultural background and language use -- Conclusion -- Recommendations for trilingual families (Group 3) -- 6 Trilingual proficiency in a multilingual society -- Introduction -- Examples of trilingual communities -- Schooling in a multilingual context -- Making sense of multilingualism
Globalisation and the rise of English -- Summary -- 7 Concluding words -- Introduction -- Support for trilingual families -- English and trilingualism -- Bringing Up children trilingually against the odds -- Making a success of It -- Final thoughts -- Appendix: Resources for trilingual families with children -- Introduction -- Websites -- Blogs on multilingual issues -- Online Research Reports -- Books from parents in trilingual families -- Multilingual Education -- Additional academic books on multilingualism -- References and Further Reading -- Index
This book enables parents in trilingual families to consider possible language strategies suited to their individual circumstances. It includes a tool for diagnostic self-analysis that allows each reader to identify their situation and learn how parents in similar situations have approached the task of supporting their children's use of languages
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Braun, Dr. Andreas Language Strategies for Trilingual Families : Parents' Perspectives Bristol : Channel View Publications,c2014 9781783091157
Subject Multilingualism in children
Electronic books
Alt Author Cline, Prof. Tony
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