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Maintaining a Minority Language: A Case Study of Hispanic Teenagers. Multilingual Matters Series, Volume 129. John Gibbons

Maintaining a Minority Language: A Case Study of Hispanic Teenagers. Multilingual Matters Series, Volume 129.

John Gibbons

Published January 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781280828386
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240 pages
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 About the Book 

This book explores two main areas. First, what a high level of proficiency in two languages consists of, and second, what factors can produce this high level of bilingual proficiency. Higher level language is usually acquired at school, but manyMoreThis book explores two main areas. First, what a high level of proficiency in two languages consists of, and second, what factors can produce this high level of bilingual proficiency. Higher level language is usually acquired at school, but many minority language students are educated in only one language. The book therefore examines other factors in the development of the minority language, such as home literacy practices and positive attitudes, that might contribute to the development of high bilingual proficiency.