Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

@inproceedings{Baker1993FoundationsOB,
  title={Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism},
  author={Colin Francis Baker},
  year={1993}
}
The seventh edition of this bestselling textbook has been extensively revised and updated to provide a comprehensive and accessible introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in an everchanging world. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels. 

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