Chapter 5 The Elementary School Years. Childrens Voices. Chapter 7 Concluding Remarks. Useful Websites for Parents. She was born and grew up in the People's Republic of China and came to the United States on a graduate scholarship awarded by the United Nations.
Wang has conducted research in different cultural communities and worked with children and parents of immigrant and multilingual families. Wang has traveled in many parts of the world and studied languages such as English, French, Russian, and Japanese. Personal anecdotes are balanced with scholarly research and practical advice.
This is an informative and enjoyable read for any parent with teenagers! Xiao-lei Wang is our own personal tour guide on the journey of raising multilingual children during their adolescent years.
It is a joy to read and will leave you feeling more empowered in your ability to continue raising your children multilingually during a time when they may be eager to spread their wings and fly. Book Preview. Email a friend.
Back Results list. Request an inspection copy. Summary The teenage years are a fascinating time in the life of any family, but what happens when the challenges of parenting teenagers are combined with the desire to help your children build on their multilingual abilities?
More in Food…. The Minority Language at Home mL H method involves everyone in the family speaking the minority language at home. Rodriguez, Multilingual advocate, Arizona: This book sends an encouraging message to immigrant, inter-cultural, and inter-racial parents: Raising children with heritage languages and cultures is an important element in childrearing. It sheds light on how parental support contributed to the children's simultaneous acquisition of three languages in an environment where the main input of the two heritage languages came respectively from the father and from the mother. Overview Aims and Scope This book is for parents who live in a foreign country and intend to raise their children in their own heritage language s. Zamarro Rodriguez rated it really liked it Jun 27,