Handbook of Undergraduate Second Language Education

Synopsis

This volume offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date description of the wide array of second language programs currently available to undergraduate students in the United States and abroad. It brings together, for the first time, detailed descriptions of programs in foreign language, English as a second language (ESL), dual language (bilingual), American Sign Language, Native American, and heritage languages. Addressing both theory and practice, the volume presents the historical development, current practices, and future directions of each type of program, along with detailed case studies. For second language teachers, academic administrators, and teacher educators, this Handbook provides information that will be useful in making instructional and programmatic planning decisions.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Jan M. Ignash
  • SUSAN GASS
  • Carol A. Klee
  • JESSIE M.REPPY
  • JOSE ADAMES
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Mahwah, NJ
Publication year:
  • 2000