Heritage Language Development

Focus on East Asian Immigrants

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| University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
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This collection of studies investigates the individual, micro-psychological, and macro-societal factors that promote or discourage the development of child and young adult heritage language learners’ spoken and written skills in East Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean). The research presented in this book is based on empirical data from various learning and social settings in the United States and Canada. The contributors are themselves mostly from East Asian immigrant backgrounds and have worked closely with students from such backgrounds. This book also speaks to the needs for future research within East Asian communities that will (a) promote East Asian heritage language development in applied linguistics, (b) encourage parental, community, and national support for East Asian heritage language development, and (c) improve the teaching of oral and written skills for heritage learners of East Asian languages in various educational settings.
[Studies in Bilingualism, 32]  2006.  x, 282 pp.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Author information
Introduction
Kimi Kondo-Brown
1–12
Section 1: Heritage language development among East Asian immigrant families
The role of parents in heritage language maintenance and development: Case studies of Chinese immigrant children’s home practices
Guofang Li
15–32
Balancing L1 maintenance and L2 learning: Experiential narratives of Japanese immigrant families in Canada
Mitsuyo Sakamoto
33–56
Grandparents, grandchildren, and heritage language use in Korean
Eunjin Park
57–86
Section 2: The influence of educational institutions on heritage language development
Heritage language development: Understanding the roles of ethnic identity, schooling and community
Kiyomi Chinen and G. Richard Tucker
89–126
High-stakes testing and heritage language maintenance
Sarah J. Shin
127–144
Japanese English bilingual children in three different language environments
Asako Hayashi
145–171
Section 3: Heritage language use and proficiency: Associated and predictive factors
Heritage language maintenance by Korean-American college students
Eun Joo Kim
175–208
First language use and language behavior of Chinese students in Toronto, Canada
Evelyn Yee-fun Man
209–241
East Asian heritage language proficiency development
Kimi Kondo-Brown
243–258
References
259–278
Index
279–281
“This book contains a very rich source of information for anyone interested in intonational variation across different Englishes. It provides a large amount of prosodically transcribed data, an excellent software package with which to search it, and an appendix with over one hundred pages of preliminary quantitative information.”
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