- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (27 Mar. 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521004640
- ISBN-13: 978-0521004640
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.1 x 22.9 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 302,768 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Bilingual Family: A Handbook For Parents Paperback – 27 Mar 2003
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'… the material is well-organised and easy to read and the common-sense advice from parents who have been through it all themselves - makes this book recommended reading for bilingual families everywhere.' The Japan Times --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
An up-to-date, accessible guide for parents of bilingual children.
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Top Customer Reviews
My grandaughter is being brought up in England and is acquiring Italian from her mother and her family and English from her father and his family.
The book is very readable and reassuring.The case studies are particularly helpful and the authors make the point that no two families are in exactly the same situation.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This book I bought for my daughter and son in law . I think it is very useful to read itPublished on 26 Dec. 2014 by Dagmar Žwaková
it is good and straight forward, it does give you a wider spectrum of what is like to be raised bilingual, good help for parentsPublished on 7 Jan. 2013 by morsimo
I purchased it in order to complete my dissertation about bilingualism
Lots of interesting points and very easy to read
As a bilingual family we try hard to address all the issues facing our two children today. This book had some good pointers and gave us some food for thought but was lacking in... Read morePublished on 19 Jan. 2012 by A. Gladwin
This book hits just the right note for professional parents. A well researched book packed with sensible advice. I found it very helpful.Published on 28 Jun. 2002