BILINGUAL EDUCATION, THE ACQUISTIONOF ENGLISH, AND THE RETENTION ANDLOSS OF SPANISHResearcher: Stephen KrashenOlga VelazquezED 593 Readings in Education
BILINGUAL & ENGLISH DEVELOPMENT:RESEARCHER: Stephen Krashen at the University of Southern California
BILINGUAL & ENGLISH DEVELOPMENT:INTRODUCTION Primary language Subjects Knowledge Literacy
BILINGUAL & ENGLISH DEVELOPMENT:EVIDENCE LA study 227 successful children English immersion SAT9 scores
BILINGUAL & ENGLISH DEVELOPMENT:CONCLUSIONS Argument: Absence of Books Conclusions: Free Voluntary reading Access to books in any language Enriching print environment
BILINGUAL & ENGLISH DEVELOPMENT:CONTRIBUTION Building a print- rich environment Heritage language Embracing their second language Academic language
BILINGUAL & ENGLISH DEVELOPMENT:SUMMARY Bilingual Education aids Academic English Literacy in first language transfers to English Background Knowledge builds English Loss of Heritage Language
REFERENCES: Krashen, Stephen. Bilingual Education, the Acquisition of English, and the Retention and loss of Spanish. A Roca (Ed.), Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 2000. http://www.languagepolicy.net/archives/Krashen 7.htm Krashen, Stephen. 1993. The power of Reading. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.