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Language & Identity -Nop/067
Language & Identity -Nop/067
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About the Book

This book describes the educational experiences and linguistic outcomes of students in Chicago, Illinois, who are attending one of the oldest Spanish-English dual immersion schools in the United States. The author follows a group of students during fifth grade and again during eighth grade, documenting their Spanish use and proficiency as well as how Spanish and English intersect with the ongoing production of their identities.

About the Author:

Kim Potowski is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she directs the Spanish for heritage speakers program. Her research focuses on the Spanish of bilingual speakers, including how Spanish is spoken in the United States, the effectiveness of curricula for heritage speakers, and professional development for teachers. She is the author of Fundamentos de la enseñanza del español a hispanohablantes en los Estados Unidos (Arco Libros, 2005).

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781853599446
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters Limited
  • Publisher Imprint: Multilingual Matters Limited
  • Height: 211 mm
  • No of Pages: 240
  • Series Title: Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
  • Weight: 110 gr
  • ISBN-10: 1853599441
  • Publisher Date: 23 Jan 2007
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 18 mm
  • Width: 150 mm

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