Raising a Bilingual Child
By (author) Barbara Zurer Pearson
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Raising a Bilingual Child by Barbara Zurer Pearson
Book DescriptionIf you would like your children to experience the benefits of becoming bilingual, but you aren t sure how to teach them a second language, then Raising a Bilingual Child is the perfect step-by-step guide for you. Raising a Bilingual Child provides parents with information, encouragement, and practical advice for creating a positive bilingual environment. It offers both an overview of why parents should raise their children to speak more than one language and detailed steps parents can take to integrate two languages into their child s daily routine. Raising a Bilingual Child also includes inspirational first-hand accounts from parents. It dispels the myth that bilingualism may hinder a child s academic performance and explains that learning languages at a young age can actually enhance a child s overall intellectual development."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400023349
(211mm x 141mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Living Language,U.S.
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 7-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Barbara Zurer Pearson
Barbara Zurer Pearson, Ph.D., is a Research Associate in Linguistics and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics is fromthe University of Miami. She has over twenty years of research experience in the fields of language acquisition and bilingualism and did ground-breaking work on bilingual acquisition and assessment with her research group at theUniversity of Miami. Those studies of bilingual infants and children have been published in the book Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children. Most recently, Barbara Zurer Pearson worked on the Diagnostic Evaluation of Language Variation (DELV), a project to develop an innovative language assessment for children funded by the National Institutes of Health.
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