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Friday, November 15, 2013

Second Language Education and Culture Brownbag Series #2: Bilingualism in Schools and Society

Sarah J. Shin, Ph.D. is Professor of Education and Co-Director of the M.A. TESOL Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She talks about her new book, Bilingualism in Schools and Society, and discusses the role of identity and code-switching in multilingual educational and social settings. Her book is an introduction to the social and educational aspects Bilingualism in Schools and Society of bilingualism. It presents an overview of a broad range of sociolinguistic and political issues surrounding the use of two languages, including code-switching in popular music, advertising, and online social spaces. It offers a well-informed discussion of what it means to study and live with multiple languages in a globalized world and practical advice on raising bilingual children. {Will appear in FYI on Nov 15, 2013
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Bedrettin Yazan +1 301 405 3324

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