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Chinese English, English Chinese: Biliteracy and Translation

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines biliteracy or bilingualism not through code mixing but the multifocal lens of translation. The chapter forges connections between biliteracy and cultural identity, and traces ... More


Meeting the Needs of Language Minorities

Patricia Gándara

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the tremendous consequences of the undereducation of students with a first language other than English. It is not likely, Patricia Gándara explains, that the United Stateswill ... More


Language Policy and the Medium of Instruction

Paul Morris and Bob Adamson

in Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028016
eISBN:
9789888180257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028016.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the interplay between language policy and the medium of instruction in Hong Kong. The following key questions are discussed: Which languages should be taught in Hong Kong ... More


An Analysis of Academic Language Proficiency

Norbert Francis

in Bilingual Competence and Bilingual Proficiency in Child Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016391
eISBN:
9780262298384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016391.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the child’s abilities related to academic uses of language, including the abilities necessary for reading and writing. It looks at the underlying components of language ... More


Strategizing Reading in a Digital World

Naomi S. Baron

in How We Read Now: Strategic Choices for Print, Screen, and Audio

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190084097
eISBN:
9780190084127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084097.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

Chapter 9 considers how reading practices are embedded in broader societal trends, especially those involving digital technology. One important development is a move from the durable to the ... More


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