Publication details [#53664]

Velasco, Patricia. 2010. Indigenous students in bilingual Spanish–English classrooms in New York: a teacher's mediation strategies. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2010 (206) : 255–271.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This analysis of a teacher's mediation in a bilingual (Spanish–English) New-York kindergarten class interaction with two indigenous Mexican-Mixteco students, illuminates the crucial role of teacher–student interactions in the acquisition and comprehension of academic language.