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Introduction: Principles and Practices for Teaching Bilingual Learners

Introduction: Principles and Practices for Teaching Bilingual Learners
Introduction: Principles and practices for teaching bilingual learners
JeanConteh and AvrilBrock

In this book we provide principles, advice and practical ideas for promoting the learning of bilingual pupils in mainstream primary schools, including children in the Foundation Stage. Most of the ideas and activities presented in the following chapters are from teachers and teacher-trainers who have worked for many years in schools in Bradford. In some Bradford schools, as in other cities in the UK, the majority of pupils are bilingual, and many are the children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren of people who arrived to work in mills and factories 40 or 50 years ago. But there are also schools where bilingual pupils are very much in the minority, ...

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