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Heritage language development

Miwa Tonami

Heritage language development

a reflexive ethnography of second-generation Japanese-Canadian students

by Miwa Tonami

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Education.,
  • Japanese -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Language.,
  • Children of immigrants -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Education.,
  • Children of immigrants -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Language.,
  • Japanese language -- Study and teaching -- Ontario -- Toronto.

  • About the Edition

    A qualitative approach, based on reflexive ethnography methodology was employed in this study, to allow the researcher to be reflective on the research process, and to make the relationships between the researcher and the researched visible.The salient factors found to have affected their HL skills included parental role, promotion of HL through attendance of Japanese school, involvement in Japanese language-related pastimes, visits to Japan, interaction with friends, as well as their maintaining a positive outlook. The participants" current proficiency in HL was observed to be the result of multifaceted efforts that both the students and their parents had made over many years.This research attempts to narrate the stories relating to the heritage language (HL) development of five second-generation Japanese-Canadian students in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The study focuses on the salient factors that contributed to enhancement of their HL ability.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesA reflexive ethnography of second-generation Japanese-Canadian students.
    Statementby Miwa Tonami.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 156 leaves.
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21042733M
    ISBN 100494072172

    The topics of this group mail include information about the Japanese heritage language schools (e.g., profiles of Japanese community-based schools), pedagogies for learners of Japanese as a heritage language (e.g., new textbooks or teaching resources; curriculum and instruction), and professional development opportunities for teachers of. Early Language Development Language is crucial to young children’s development; it is the essential key for learning, These key elements will permeate this book through concentrating on communication, language and literacy. their heritage language, as well as the host country’s language, or where signing may beFile Size: KB.

    Heritage language learning or heritage language acquisition is the act of learning a heritage language from an ethnolinguistic group that traditionally speaks the language, or from those whose family historically spoke the language. According to a commonly accepted definition by Valdés, heritage languages are generally minority languages in society and are typically . We will examine identity work, social justice topics, community-based learning and inquiry projects for growing heritage language (literacy), content-based instruction that promotes ethnic studies and racial consciousness, and arts-integrated multiliteracies for heritage language development.

    Heritage language is a term widely used for a language spoken in the home that is different from the main language spoken in the society. The term is mainly used in educational environments. Heritage Language schools are community based education centres that are set up to promote Heritage Language and cultural learning. Heritage Language Learning is a new dimension in both the linguistic and pedagogic sciences, and is linked to processes of identity negotiation and cultural inheritance. It is a distinct pedagogical and curricular domain that is not exhausted within the domains of bilingualism and second or foreign language education.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 94 pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Heritage language development: some practical arguments / Stephen Krashen --Ethnic identity formation and its implications for heritage language development / Lucy Tse --The negative consequences of heritage language loss and why we.

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language (or languages) in a given social context. In the United States, English is. the de facto dominant language (not an “official” language, but the primary language used in government, education, and public communication); thus, any language other than English can be considered a “heritage language” for speakers of that Size: 77KB.

Teaching Heritage Language Learners: Voices from the Classroom is a groundbreaking volume that offers a guide for language teachers, school administrators & support personnel that will enable them to work more effectively with the growing population of heritage language learners in the nation's schools.

Written by & for teachers, this book provides an overview of the research. Heritage language (HL) learning and teaching presents particularly difficult challenges. Melding cutting-edge research with innovations in teaching practice, the contributors in this volume provide practical knowledge and tools that introduce new Heritage language development book informed by linguistic, sociolinguistic, and educational research on heritage learners.

A heritage language is a minority language (either immigrant or indigenous) learnt by its speakers at home as children, but never fully developed because of insufficient input from the social environment: in fact, the community of speakers grows up with a dominant language in which they become more competent.

Polinsky & Kagan label it as a continuum, taken from Valdés. Heritage language development in interlingual families is shaped by a variety of factors that are related and unrelated to the above patterns, including—but not limited to—discourseAuthor: Martin Guardado.

A heritage language program is any language development program that is designed to address the needs of heritage language learners/speakers. Heritage language programs may be at any level or setting, including community-based, K, higher education, or camps.

Heritage Language Teaching: Research and Practicepresents a summary of research in heritage language development and an exploration of classroom practices that best meet the needs of heritage learners in the United States based on that is particular emphasis on Spanish as a heritage language due to the large amount of research generated in that.

Open Textbooks. Mi idioma, mi comunidad: español para bilingües by Elena Foulis and Stacey Alex is an open-access textbook for Heritage Language Leaners of Spanish that centers on students’ experiences with language, identity, and belonging in the Midwest through real-world applications.

It uses a project-based approach that outlines how students engage in real-life. Heritage language acquisition: What it reveals and why it is important for formal linguistic theories.

Language and Linguistics Compass, Vol. 13, Issue. 12, Cited by: 8. 6 Insights Gained From Our Heritage Language Book Club 1. Fostering pride in multilingualism: From the emphasis on English proficiency in school to pressure on young people to fit in, heritage language learners are constantly exposed to signals that their mother tongue is secondary or, even worse, unimportant.

Any coursework for heritage speakers should seek to Author: Clare Roach. Heritage language (HL) learning and teaching presents particularly difficult challenges. Melding cutting-edge research with innovations in teaching practice, the contributors in this volume provide practical knowledge and tools that introduce new solutions informed by linguistic, sociolinguistic, and educational research on heritage learners.5/5(5).

"âe¦ focuses on issues at the forefront of heritage language teaching and research. Its state-of-the-art presentation will make this volume a standard reference book for investigators, teachers, and students.

It will also generate further research and discussion, thereby advancing the field."María Carreira, California State University âe" Long Beach, United States"In our.

Language Heritage does not have access to any of our client’s private information. High Caliber Teachers Our professional native-level teachers have formal training, degrees, certifications and years of experience both online and in a traditional classroom.

A common pattern in simultaneous bilinguals is that as the child begins to socialize in the majority language, the amount of input from and use in the minority language is reduced.

Consequently, the child's competence in the heritage language begins to lag, such that the heritage language becomes, structurally and functionally, the weaker by: Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of Spanish as a Heritage Language brings together contributions from leading linguists, educators and Latino Studies scholars involved in teaching and working with Spanish heritage language speakers.

This state-of-the-art overview covers a range of topics within five broad areas: Spanish in U.S. public life, Spanish heritage language. Despite the well-researched advantages, not all young people are interested in continuing to develop their heritage language.

Their apathy may be due to "ethnic avoidence," a preference for the new culture over the old (Tse, ), and/or it may be due to teasing by more advanced speakers in reaction to the young person's imperfect attempts to speak the language Author: Skrashen.

The first unit surveys the study of Spanish heritage speaker bilingualism from a formal/theoretical linguistic point of view. The second unit focuses on issues shaping the current state of affairs in heritage language education. Finally, the third unit maps out future lines of development within heritage language :.

Here are some resources for teaching Spanish as a heritage language. University course. Spanish"Theory and methods in teaching heritage speakers." University of Illinois at Chicago. Online resources. COERLL at the University of Texas at Austin. Teaching Heritage Languages: An Online Workshop.

Heritage language pedagogy, including research associated with the attrition, maintenance, and growth of heritage language proficiency, is rapidly becoming a field in its own right within foreign language education.

This book fills a current gap in both theory and pedagogy in this emerging field. It is a significant contribution to the goals of.Teaching Heritage Languages: An Online Workshop Modules 1 and 2 are self-paced online tutorials that are designed for teachers of world and heritage languages.

As you complete the first module, you will gain a better understanding of important differences between heritage language learners (HLLs) and foreign language learners (FLLs).