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Dual Language Development and Disorders: A Handbook on Bilingualism and Second Language Learning
This comprehensive, student-friendly text takes the popular first edition to the next level, enriching it with 6 years of new research and the latest guidance on best practices.
Syntactic Acquisition in Bilingual Children
Recent research on pragmatic and syntactic development in bilingual 2-year-olds has shown that these children have differentiated language systems. However, it remains to be shown whether their…
Early bilingual development: one language or two?
- F. Genesee
- LinguisticsJournal of Child Language
- 1 February 1989
It is argued that, contrary to most extant interpretations, bilingual children develop differentiated language systems from the beginning and are able to use their developing languages in contextually sensitive ways.
Educating English Language Learners: A Synthesis of Research Evidence
- F. Genesee, Kathryn J. Lindholm-Leary, B. Saunders, D. Christian
- Linguistics, Education
- 16 January 2006
This chapter discusses Literacy: crosslinguistic and crossmodal issues, as well as academic achievement, which highlights the need for sustained attention to these issues in the classroom.
French Immersion and At-Risk Students: A Review of Research Evidence
- F. Genesee
- 18 December 2007
This report reviews results of research on the outcomes of French immersion students with special educational needs related to low levels of general academic ability and low levels of first language…
Critical Analysis of CLIL: Taking Stock and Looking Forward
The growing interest in Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) has resulted in enthusiasm in and active pursuit of improved methods of foreign/second-language (L2) teaching in Europe.…
Classroom-Based Evaluation in Second Language Education
This paper discusses the context of Second Language Evaluation and a Framework for Evaluation, a framework for Evaluation based on journals, questionnaires, and interviews, and how to evaluate with tests.
Dual Language Instruction: A Handbook for Enriched Education
Teaching Literacy in Two Languages: Foundations and Advocacy, a Practical Guide to Enriched Education.
Program Alternatives for Linguistically Diverse Students
- F. Genesee
This report looks at programs and approaches for educating students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. It is intended as a guide for decision makers in schools and school districts to…
How native is near-native? The issue of ultimate attainment in adult second language acquisition
A number of studies have reported that there is a negative correlation between age of L2 acquisition and performance on a variety of measures of L2 ability, and that individuals who begin learning an…