The lives of many families involve contact with more than one language and culture on a daily basis. Growing Up with Two Languages is aimed at the many parents and professionals who feel uncertain about the best way to go about helping children gain maximum benefit from the multilingual situation.
This best-selling guide is illustrated by glimpses of life from interviews with fifty families from all around the world. The trials and rewards of life with two languages and cultures are discussed in detail, and followed by practical advice on how to support the child’s linguistic development.
Features of this third edition include:
Una Cunningham is an Associate Professor in Modern Languages at Stockholm University, Sweden. She and her husband, Staffan Andersson, have raised their four children to speak English and Swedish in Sweden.
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Una Cunningham-Andersson is a Senior Lecturer in English language and linguistics at Dalarna University in Falun, Sweden.
Staffan Andersson teaches computing. They are raising their four children to speak English and Swedish in Sweden.
'Every family with two languages should have this book!' - Stephen Ryan, The Bilingual Family Newsletter
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Buchbeschreibung Taylor & Francis Ltd. Mai 2011, 2011. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - A practical guide for parents and professionals on how to go about helping children gain maximum benefit from the multilingual situation. 3rd edition. Previous edition ISBN: 9780415333320 176 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780415598521