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Title New immigrants in the United States : readings for second language educators / edited by Sandra Lee McKay, Sau-ling Cynthia Wong.
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
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 Floor4  PE1128 .N384 2000    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 461 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge language teaching library
Cambridge language teaching library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Sandra Lee Mckay and Sau-ling C. Wong -- Flowering of America: linguistic diversity in the United States / Reynaldo F. Macias -- American linguistic mosaic: understanding language shift in the United States / Calvin Veltman -- Bilingualism and language use among Mexican Americans / Guadalupe Valdes -- Puerto Ricans in the United States: confronting the linguistic repercussions of colonialism / Ana Celia Zentella -- Speaking in Cuban: the language of Cuban Americans / Ricardo Otheguy, Ofelia Garcia, and Ana Roca.
Linguistic situation of Central Americans / John M. Lipski -- English language learners of Vietnamese background / Chuong Hoang Chung-- Language situation of the Hmong, Khmer, and Laotian communities in the United States / M. G. Lopez -- English language learners of Chinese background: a portrait of diversity / Sau-ling C. Wong and M. G. Lopez -- Korean Americans' language use / Pyong Gap Min -- Language situation of Filipina/os: diversity and complexity / Joan May T. Cordova -- Soviet immigrants in the United States: issues in adjustment / Eli Hinkel.
At home with English: assimilation and adaptation of Asian Indians in the United States / Kamal K. Sridhar and S. N. Sridhar -- English language learners and educational investments / Sandra Lee McKay -- Legal investment in multilingualism / Rachel F. Moran -- Investment, acculturation, and language loss / Bonny Norton.
Subject English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Immigrants -- United States -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Readers -- Emigration and immigration.
Readers -- Immigrants.
Related Names McKay, Sandra.
Wong, Sau-ling Cynthia.
ISBN 0521660874
0521667984 (pbk.)
OCLC number 42290801