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Language minority students in American schools : an education in English / H.D. Adamson. [print]

By: Adamson, H. D [author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Mahwah, New Jersey : L. Erlbaum Associates, (c)2005. Description: xviii, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0805844961; 9780805844962; 080584497X; 9780805844979Subject(s): Education, Bilingual -- United States | Linguistic minorities -- Education -- United StatesLOC classification: LC3731.L364 2005Online resources: Copyright permission request form. | Publisher description | Table of contents only COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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1. A personal introduction Introduction Orientalism versus Anglicism Anglicism in bilingual education Operation SER Language minority students in public schools Joel Marielena George Conclusions Suggested reading 2. First and second language acquisition Introduction : three stories of language acquisition Behaviorist approaches to language acquisition Nativist approaches to language acquisition Plato's problem Generative approaches to first language acquisition Generative grammar Universal grammar Inside the black box Generative approaches to second language acquisition The critical period hypothesis Perspectives from Pidgin and Creole studies Description Bioprogram theory Articles in Creoles and child language Perspectives from cognitive psychology The nativization hypothesis Information processing approaches Summary : the computer metaphor Social/cultural approaches to language acquisition First language acquisition Communicative competence Learning speech acts Learning a language variety Learning to tell a story Second language acquisition Illocutionary competence Sociolinguistic competence The acculturation model Reconciling cognitive and social/cultural accounts of language acquisition Suggested reading 3. Language teaching Introduction : three approaches to language teaching Language teaching before Chomsky Traditional education Grammar-translation method Progressive education John Dewey The direct method of Berlitz and deSauze Behaviorism Audio-lingual method Language teaching after Chomsky The monitor model The natural way Community language learning Content-based instruction Teaching communicative competence Research on language teaching, focus on form Swain and Lapkin's study Doughty's study Summary Teaching other subjects Reading The reading wars The whole language approach Teach your baby to read Whole language theory The language experience method The phonics method Evaluation of reading methods Teaching mathematics Conclusions Suggested reading 4. Standard and vernacular English Introduction Language variation Anniston English Double modal verbs A-verbing Done Negative agreement Anniston as a speech community The grammar gurus The rise of standard English Standard English in England Standard English in the United States Black English Description Ebonics in the schools The Oakland School Board resolution Classroom aspects of the Ebonics controversy Conclusions Suggested reading 5. Learning in a second language Introduction Models of learning Philosophical background Teaching implications Experiential realism A cognitive study of learning A social/cultural study of learning Discussion Vygotsky Activity theory The zone of proximal development Teaching within a Vygotskian framework Academic discourse Register variation Douglas and Selinker's study Rhetorical discourse conventions Access to academic discourse Academic strategies Suggested reading 6. School and family H.D. Adamson, Ellen Courtney Introduction School Family Language classes and mainstream classes Spanish for native speakers Advanced English as a second language Mainstream language arts Bilingual classes Interviews Observations Bilingual social studies Bilingual engineering Learning Juan studies chemistry Joel studies history Conclusions Suggested reading Appendix : a review of the periodic table of the elements 7. Bilingual education Introduction Bilingual education abroad The Netherlands Sweden Quebec Bilingual education in the United States Richard Rodriguez Nuria Coral Way Elementary School Types of bilingual education programs Transitional bilingual education Maintenance bilingual education Two-way bilingual education Methods of bilingual teaching Legislative and legal history Philosophy of education Bilingual education legislation Bilingual education legal history Lau volume Nichols Lau remedies Arguments for and against bilingual education Bilingual education theory Program evaluations Large-scale evaluations The AIR study Baker and de Kanter's study Willig's study Thomas and Collier's study Evaluations of individual programs Porter's critique Woodward and Gersten's study Rock Point study Krashen and Biber's study California update Conclusions Suggested reading.
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1. A personal introduction Introduction Orientalism versus Anglicism Anglicism in bilingual education Operation SER Language minority students in public schools Joel Marielena George Conclusions Suggested reading 2. First and second language acquisition Introduction : three stories of language acquisition Behaviorist approaches to language acquisition Nativist approaches to language acquisition Plato's problem Generative approaches to first language acquisition Generative grammar Universal grammar Inside the black box Generative approaches to second language acquisition The critical period hypothesis Perspectives from Pidgin and Creole studies Description Bioprogram theory Articles in Creoles and child language Perspectives from cognitive psychology The nativization hypothesis Information processing approaches Summary : the computer metaphor Social/cultural approaches to language acquisition First language acquisition Communicative competence Learning speech acts Learning a language variety Learning to tell a story Second language acquisition Illocutionary competence Sociolinguistic competence The acculturation model Reconciling cognitive and social/cultural accounts of language acquisition Suggested reading 3. Language teaching Introduction : three approaches to language teaching Language teaching before Chomsky Traditional education Grammar-translation method Progressive education John Dewey The direct method of Berlitz and deSauze Behaviorism Audio-lingual method Language teaching after Chomsky The monitor model The natural way Community language learning Content-based instruction Teaching communicative competence Research on language teaching, focus on form Swain and Lapkin's study Doughty's study Summary Teaching other subjects Reading The reading wars The whole language approach Teach your baby to read Whole language theory The language experience method The phonics method Evaluation of reading methods Teaching mathematics Conclusions Suggested reading 4. Standard and vernacular English Introduction Language variation Anniston English Double modal verbs A-verbing Done Negative agreement Anniston as a speech community The grammar gurus The rise of standard English Standard English in England Standard English in the United States Black English Description Ebonics in the schools The Oakland School Board resolution Classroom aspects of the Ebonics controversy Conclusions Suggested reading 5. Learning in a second language Introduction Models of learning Philosophical background Teaching implications Experiential realism A cognitive study of learning A social/cultural study of learning Discussion Vygotsky Activity theory The zone of proximal development Teaching within a Vygotskian framework Academic discourse Register variation Douglas and Selinker's study Rhetorical discourse conventions Access to academic discourse Academic strategies Suggested reading 6. School and family H.D. Adamson, Ellen Courtney Introduction School Family Language classes and mainstream classes Spanish for native speakers Advanced English as a second language Mainstream language arts Bilingual classes Interviews Observations Bilingual social studies Bilingual engineering Learning Juan studies chemistry Joel studies history Conclusions Suggested reading Appendix : a review of the periodic table of the elements 7. Bilingual education Introduction Bilingual education abroad The Netherlands Sweden Quebec Bilingual education in the United States Richard Rodriguez Nuria Coral Way Elementary School Types of bilingual education programs Transitional bilingual education Maintenance bilingual education Two-way bilingual education Methods of bilingual teaching Legislative and legal history Philosophy of education Bilingual education legislation Bilingual education legal history Lau volume Nichols Lau remedies Arguments for and against bilingual education Bilingual education theory Program evaluations Large-scale evaluations The AIR study Baker and de Kanter's study Willig's study Thomas and Collier's study Evaluations of individual programs Porter's critique Woodward and Gersten's study Rock Point study Krashen and Biber's study California update Conclusions Suggested reading.

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