Bilingualism in International Schools: A Model for Enriching Language Education

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Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 2007 - Education - 207 pages
Carder presents a model for successfully instructing bilingual students in international schools across the curriculum. The author presents a three-programme model which will provide content-based English-language skills, provide appopriate staff training, and develop students' mother tongues.
 

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Contents

Their Origins and Development Overview of the Threeprogramme Model for Second Language Students
1
Chapter 2 Second Language Programme and Related Issues
32
Chapter 3 Appropriate Training for School Staff
68
Chapter 4 Mother Tongue Programme
97
Chapter 5 Enlisting Parents Support
118
The Development of an ESL Programme at the Vienna International School
148
Recommendations for Effective Practice in International Schools
162
Assessment Test
169
Vienna International School Language Policy
173
Issues of Inclusion and Extra Payment for ESL Tuition
182
Glossary
185
Addresses
190
Websites
191
Bibliography
196
Index
205
Copyright

VIS Mother Tongue Programme VISMTP 20067
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About the author (2007)

Maurice Carder's career has been dedicated to second language learners of English. After graduating with a BA Honours in Spanish (Bristol) he gained Qualified Teacher Status at the Institute of Education (London). He had teaching posts in Sevilla, Tehran, Lisbon, Greece, Porto, and Bath (UK) before gaining an MA in Linguistics (Lancaster). This led to posts in Mexico and Germany, then to the Vienna International School, Austria, in 1981, where he has remained until now. He has worked on various projects with the International Baccalaureate Organisation, and done much committee work with the European Council of International Schools. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. His writings on bilingualism and language-related matters have appeared in several books, and in journals such as the International Schools Journal and the Journal for Research in International Education.

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