Historical Overview of Bilingualism in the United States

The purpose of this paper is to discuss whether immigrants should maintain or eliminate their native language and to analyze dual language programs whose bilingual methodology has proved to be successful. In addition, the analysis of bilingualism for the teaching of English aims to shed light on a s...

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Autor Principal: Barquero Vargas, Ana Patricia
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Inglés
Publicado: Escuela de Lenguas Modernas, Universidad de Costa Rica 2009
Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rlm/article/view/9442
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23747
Sumario: The purpose of this paper is to discuss whether immigrants should maintain or eliminate their native language and to analyze dual language programs whose bilingual methodology has proved to be successful. In addition, the analysis of bilingualism for the teaching of English aims to shed light on a series of erroneous beliefs surrounding bilingualism in the United States.