Multilingual Learning

Stories in Schools and Communities in Britain

  • Jean Conteh
  • Peter Martin
  • Leena Helavaara Robertson
A collection of stories which challenge ideas about mainstream and community education in Britain. It shows that children’s achievements in mainstream school are fed by their learning experience and that both theory and practice consequently require radical review.
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Stories in Schools and Communities in Britain

  • Jean Conteh
  • Peter Martin
  • Leena Helavaara Robertson
A collection of stories which challenge ideas about mainstream and community education in Britain. It shows that children’s achievements in mainstream school are fed by their learning experience and that both theory and practice consequently require radical review.

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Young Bilingual Learners at Home and School

Researching Multilingual Voices

  • Rose Drury
Based on the author’s ethnographic study, this book examines the experiences of three four-year-old bilingual children as they begin school in three English nursery classes. It thus provides insights into young children’s use of first languages as well as English, and reveals some of the ways young bilingual children experience nursery.
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Researching Multilingual Voices

  • Rose Drury
Based on the author’s ethnographic study, this book examines the experiences of three four-year-old bilingual children as they begin school in three English nursery classes. It thus provides insights into young children’s use of first languages as well as English, and reveals some of the ways young bilingual children experience nursery.

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Talking Turkey

The Language, Culture and Identity of Turkish Speaking Children in Britain

  • Tozun Issa
The author affords real understanding of a community which has been in Britain for half a century but about which there is little research and for whom there is scant learning support. He identifies what teachers need to know to develop these children’s language skills at school and so enhance their academic attainment.
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The Language, Culture and Identity of Turkish Speaking Children in Britain

  • Tozun Issa
The author affords real understanding of a community which has been in Britain for half a century but about which there is little research and for whom there is scant learning support. He identifies what teachers need to know to develop these children’s language skills at school and so enhance their academic attainment.

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Becoming Biliterate

Young Children Learning Different Writing Systems

  • Charmian Kenner
Case studies of six-year-olds growing up in London reveal how children become bi-literate and how their bilingual learning is supported in home and community contexts. This book should help early years educators to understand how children learn to write in more than one language.
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Young Children Learning Different Writing Systems

  • Charmian Kenner
Case studies of six-year-olds growing up in London reveal how children become bi-literate and how their bilingual learning is supported in home and community contexts. This book should help early years educators to understand how children learn to write in more than one language.

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Equal Measures

Ethnic Minority and Bilingual Pupils in Secondary Schools

  • Penny Travers
  • Gillian Klein
What are the best ways of working effectively with ethnic minority and bilingual pupils in secondary schools? How can schools make optimal use of their LEA? And of teaching assistants? What have pupils got to say? This text presents the views and experiences of pupils, the community, teachers, managers and advisers.
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Ethnic Minority and Bilingual Pupils in Secondary Schools

  • Penny Travers
  • Gillian Klein
What are the best ways of working effectively with ethnic minority and bilingual pupils in secondary schools? How can schools make optimal use of their LEA? And of teaching assistants? What have pupils got to say? This text presents the views and experiences of pupils, the community, teachers, managers and advisers.

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Bilingual Shakespeare

A Practical Approach for Teachers

  • Alex Fellowes
Describing how teachers working with children at secondary level and those who speak English as a second language, can encourage their students to respond enthusiastically to Shakespeare’s plays.
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A Practical Approach for Teachers

  • Alex Fellowes
Describing how teachers working with children at secondary level and those who speak English as a second language, can encourage their students to respond enthusiastically to Shakespeare’s plays.

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Picture Books Sans Frontieres

  • Penni Cotton
This European picture book collection is intended to help teachers to widen children’s horizons by bringing picture books from Europe to British and European primary schools. It shows teachers how to help children “read” the pictures and recognize the similarities in children’s experiences.
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  • Penni Cotton
This European picture book collection is intended to help teachers to widen children’s horizons by bringing picture books from Europe to British and European primary schools. It shows teachers how to help children “read” the pictures and recognize the similarities in children’s experiences.

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The Power to Learn

Stories of Success in the Education of Asian and Other Bilingual Pupils

  • Terry Wrigley
The inner city schools in this study show how teachers can, with empathy and imagination, enable bilingual pupils to achieve all-round success. All the schools have rejected the official version of the literacy strategy to provide instead deeper links with children’s language and experience.
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Stories of Success in the Education of Asian and Other Bilingual Pupils

  • Terry Wrigley
The inner city schools in this study show how teachers can, with empathy and imagination, enable bilingual pupils to achieve all-round success. All the schools have rejected the official version of the literacy strategy to provide instead deeper links with children’s language and experience.

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Collaborative Research in Second Language Education

  • Teresa O’Brien
  • Mike Beaumont
This book shows how teachers, even in difficult situations, can work collaboratively in examining their practice through action research projects. It interrelates four important themes – language education; research; collaboration and professional development.
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  • Teresa O’Brien
  • Mike Beaumont
This book shows how teachers, even in difficult situations, can work collaboratively in examining their practice through action research projects. It interrelates four important themes – language education; research; collaboration and professional development.

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Home Pages

Literacy Links for Bilingual Children

  • Charmian Kenner
This book aims to show how teachers can build on children’s home experience when they write in the classroom. It offers practical guidance on creating a multilingual literacy environment in the early years, which includes encouraging families to bring materials in home languages into school.
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Literacy Links for Bilingual Children

  • Charmian Kenner
This book aims to show how teachers can build on children’s home experience when they write in the classroom. It offers practical guidance on creating a multilingual literacy environment in the early years, which includes encouraging families to bring materials in home languages into school.

Price: £18.99

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