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Translanguaging in Multilingual English Classrooms

An Asian Perspective and Contexts

Authors: Vaish, Viniti

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  • Offers strategies for teaching specific grammatical and comprehension skills to students struggling to read in English
  • Highlights specific challenges and difficulties teachers face in implementing a translanguaging approach
  • Applies the theory of translanguaging to an Asian context 
  • Enriches the literature by comparing Chinese-English bilingual learners with Malay-English bilingual learners
  • Applies new variables to the coding of bilingual transcripts
  • Highlights directions in the emerging field of translanguaging where there is scope for growth
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This book is the first to apply the theory of translanguaging to multilingual classrooms in an Asian context, offering strategies for teaching specific grammatical and comprehension skills to students struggling to read in English. It also enriches the methodology of coding bilingual transcripts with ideas resulting from a detailed analysis of a large and rich data set. Lastly, the author discusses growth areas in the emerging field of translanguaging and challenges for teachers implementing a translanguaging approach in a superdiverse classroom. 

About the authors

Viniti Vaish holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. She is currently an Associate Professor at Singapore’s National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, where she teaches courses in Applied Linguistics. Her research interests include the documentation, measurement and enhancement of bilingualism and biliteracy in individuals and communities. Viniti speaks Hindi, Urdu and English, and reads Hindi, English and Sanskrit.  

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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eBook $79.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • Due: February 11, 2020
  • ISBN 978-981-15-1088-5
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Hardcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-15-1086-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Translanguaging in Multilingual English Classrooms
Book Subtitle
An Asian Perspective and Contexts
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-1088-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-1088-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-1086-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 130
Number of Illustrations
23 b/w illustrations
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