The Multilingual Mind: Issues Discussed By, For, and about People Living with Many Languages
This book tackles common misconceptions about polyglots (too many languages can cause brain overload, some languages are easier to learn than others, an adult cannot learn a foreign language as fast as a child, etc.)
Other topics include:
- Curriculum choice
- Teaching languages using the multiple intelligences
- How different education systems can influence multilingual skills
- Language's relationship to mental tasks such as music and math
- Languages from the womb and bilingualism from birth
- The growth of the trilingual family
- The societal situation of third culture kids (those growing outside of their parents' native country)
- A special case for foreign language development
- The emerging cross-area study of multilingualism and cosmopolitanism
- Questions of linguistic identity
- Challenges to normal foreign language learning, such as dyslexia, Downs Syndrome, and deafness
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First Choice Option : From Birth Tracey Tokuhama - Espinosa 11. Bilingualism from Birth Manuela González - Bueno 115 12. Trilingualism : A Study of Children Growing Up with Three Languages Suzanne Barron - Hauwaert 129 13.
... assistant professor of foreign language education , University of Kansas , writes of her own struggle as a parent attempting to raise a bilingual daughter and shares her many insights in " Bilingualism from Birth .
For children brought up bilingual from birth , there is a perfectly normal stage of mixing . Linguists Jules Ronjat ( 1915 ) and Werner Leopold ( 1949 ) both described this thoroughly in their copious notes on their respective ...
ADULTS CANNOT LEARN TO SPEAK A FOREIGN LANGUAGE WITHOUT AN ACCENT Children who learn a second language in the first window of opportunity ( bilingual from birth ) generally have perfect accents in both of their languages , because they ...
If someone learns two languages from birth , he effectively has his main language area in the same place as a monolingual ( the left frontal and parietal lobes ) because all languages are treated as the " first " language .
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Teaching Languages Using the Multiple Intelligences and the Senses
The Role of the Sense of Smell in Language Learning
TwoWay Immersion Programs in the United States
MATH MUSIC AND MULTILINGUALS
The Relationship Between Musical Ability and Foreign Languages Communication via Sounds and via Words
SOCIETY AND LANGUAGES
Third Culture Kids A Special Case for Foreign Language Learning
The Yellow Streetcar Shaping a Polyphonic Identity
Linguistic Hegemony Is There a Superior Language?
Foreign Adoption and Bilingualism
Bringing Up Bilingual Children in Scarce Language Environments How the Internet Can Help
Multilingualism and Cosmopolitanism
Language Math and Thought Vygotskys Concept of Inner Speech
DEGREES OF MULTILINGUALISM
In the Beginning Was the Word Language and the Womb
First Choice Option From Birth
Bilingualism from Birth
Trilingualism A Study of Children Growing Up with Three Languages
What You Speak Only One Language? A Trilingual Familys Story
A Voice within a Voice Federman TranslatingTranslating Federman
Challenges to Normal Bilingualism Downs Syndrome Deafness and Dyslexia
About the Editor and Contributors