Multilingualism and Language Diversity in Urban Areas

Multilingualism and Language Diversity in Urban Areas

Acquisition, Identities, Space, Education

eBook - 2013
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Because of the power and international status of English, and because of real or perceived pressures to 'assimilate' persons from non-English speaking cultural backgrounds, educators in English-dominant countries are likely to have a primary focus on the academic achievement of learners based on monolingual (English) standards and benchmarks. 'Success' in educational contexts is likely to reflect the common sense view "the more English, as early as possible, the better the outcome", which, while intuitively logical, is not supported by the best available research on the acquisition of English.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, ©2013
ISBN: 9781299612013
1299612016
9789027272218
9027272212
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Siemund, Peter 1965-

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