Translanguaging in the Bilingual Classroom: A Pedagogy for Learning and Teaching?.

  title={Translanguaging in the Bilingual Classroom: A Pedagogy for Learning and Teaching?.},
  author={A. Creese and A. Blackledge},
  journal={The Modern Language Journal},
This article reports on research that questions commonsense understandings of a bilingual pedagogy predicated on what Cummins (2005, 2008) refers to as the “two solitudes” assumption (2008, p. 65). It sets out to describe a flexible bilingual approach to language teaching and learning in Chinese and Gujarati community language schools in the United Kingdom. We argue for a release from monolingual instructional approaches and advocate teaching bilingual children by means of bilingual… Expand
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