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Title Current issues in bilingualism : cognitive and socio-linguistic perspectives / Mark Leikin, Mila Schwartz, Yishai Tobin, editors
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2012]
copyright 2012
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Description 1 online resource (x, 264 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Literacy studies ; volume 5
Literacy studies ; volume 5
Contents Current Issues in Bilingualism: A Complex Approach to a Multidimensional Phenomenon / Mark Leikin, Mila Schwartz and Yishai Tobin -- Language and Literacy in Multilingual Society -- Relevance of the Linguistic Coding Difference Hypothesis to English as an Additional Language of Literacy in Israel / Janina Kahn-Horwitz, Richard L. Sparks and Zahava Goldstein -- Literacy Reflexes of Arabic Diglossia / Elinor Saiegh-Haddad -- Multilingualism Among Israeli Arabs, and the Neuropsychology of Reading in Different Languages / Zohar Eviatar and Raphiq Ibrahim -- Academic Achievement of Children Coming from Immigrant Families -- Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development in Socio-culturally Vulnerable School Children -- The Case of Ethiopian Israeli Children / Michal Shany and Esther Geva -- Second Generation Immigrants: A Socio-Linguistic Approach of Linguistic Development Within the Framework of Family Language Policy / Mila Schwartz -- Understanding Language Achievement of Immigrants in Schools: The Role of Multiple Academic Languages / Tamar Levin, Elana Shohamy -- Multilingual Acquisition and Processing -- Adjective Inflection in Hebrew: A Psychollinguistic Study of Speakers of Russian, English and Arabic Compared with Native Hebrew Speakers / Iris Alfi-Shabtay and Dorit Ravid -- Verb Inflections as Indicators of Bilingual SLI: Qualitative Vs. Quantitative Measurements / Sharon Armon-Lotem, Galit Adam, Anat Blass, Jonathan Fine, Efrat Harel, Elinor Saiegh-Haddad and Joel Walters -- Procedural and Declarative Memory in the Acquisition of Morphological Knowledge: A Model for Second Language Acquisition in Adults / Sara Ferman and Avi Karni -- Reading in L1 and L2: Behavioral and Electrophysiological Evidence: A Comparison Between Regular and Dyslexic Readers / Zvia Breznitz, Liat Fabian -- Identification of Grammat9ical Functions in Two Languages / Mark Leikin and Elina Ritvas
Summary As populations become more mobile, so interest grows in bi- and multilingualism, particularly in the context of education. This volume focuses on the singular situation in Israel, whose complex multiculturalism has Hebrew and Arabic as official languages, English as an academic and political language, and tongues such as Russian and Amharic spoken by immigrants. Presenting research on bi- and trilingualism in Israel from a multitude of perspectives, the book focuses on four aspects of multilingualism and literacy in Israel: Arabic-Hebrew bilingual education and Arabic literacy development; sec
Analysis Education (general)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bilingualism.
Form Electronic book
Author Leikin, Mark.
Schwartz, Mila.
Tobin, Y.
LC no. 2011938585
ISBN 940072327X (electronic bk.)
9789400723276 (electronic bk.)