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Newman, Michael, Mireira Trenchs-Parera and Adriana Patiño-Santos. 2013. Linguistic reception of Latin American students in Catalonia and their responses to educational language policies. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 16 (2) : 195–209.
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This study on language policy implementation in the form of (adequate vs. inadequate) models of ‘Reception (of Catalan language support) Classes’ (RCs) for Latin American newcomers in Barcelona secondary schools, affecting neophytes' Catalan language and schooling attitudes, underlines the role of teachers initiative and commitment.