Publication details [#18577]

Baker, Colin. 1993. Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. xvi + 318 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


This book deals with the individual and social nature of bilingualism and with bilingual education policies and classroom practices. The first section focuses on questions as the cognitive effects of bilingualism, second language learning processes and social conditions underlying language maintenance or shift. The second section covers various forms of bilingual education in the English-speaking world (esp. in Britain, the U.S. And Canada) and associated ideologies.

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