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Title Trilingualism in education in China : models and challenges / Anwei Feng, Bob Adamson, editors.

Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xvii, 258 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Multilingual education, 2213-3208 ; volume 12
Multilingual education ; v.12. 2213-3208
Springer English/International eBooks 2015 - Full Set
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface -- 1. Researching Trilingualism and Trilingual Education in China -- Part 1: Meng-Chao-Xin -- 2. Four Models of Mongolian Nationality Schools in the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region -- 3.Trilingual Education in China’s Korean Communities -- 4. Language Learning and Empowerment: Languages in Education for Uyghurs in Xinjiang -- Part 2: Qing-Zang-Chuan -- 5. Ethnolinguistic Vitality, Language Attitudes and Language Education in Tibetan Schools in Qinghai -- 6. When English Meets Chinese in Tibetan Schools: Towards an Understanding of Multilingual Education in Tibet -- 7. A Multi-case Investigation into Trilingualism and Trilingual Education in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture -- Part 3: Yun-Gui-Yue -- 8. A Survey Report on Trilingualism and Trilingual Education in Yunnan -- 9. Emerging Trilingualism among the Dong Minority in Guizhou Province -- 10. Language Attitudes of Secondary School Students in Guangdong -- 11. Trilingualism in Education: Models and Challenges.
Summary This book examines language policies and practices in schools in regions of China populated by indigenous minority groups. It focuses on models of trilingual education, i.e. education in the home language, Putonghua (Mandarin Chinese, the national language), and English (the main foreign language). Special attention is given to the study of the vitality of the minority home language in each region and issues relating to and the effects of the teaching and learning of the minority home language on minority students' acquisition of Mandarin Chinese and English and on their school performance in.
Other author Feng, Anwei, 1954- editor.
Adamson, Bob, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Multilingual education -- China.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789401793520
Standard Number 10.1007/978-94-017-9352-0