Bilingual Education Argumentative Essay by supercalifragilistic

Bilingual Education
This paper argues in favor of bilingual education.
# 98053 | 3,740 words | 6 sources | APA | 2007 | US


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Description:

This paper relates that English-only instruction for limited English proficiency (LEP) students does not provide the same quality education as for native speakers. The author points out that refusing a non-native English learner schooling in his or her native language, especially at the beginning stages of his or her education, is a denial of the basic human right of freedom and opportunity to pursue one's goals. The paper asserts that, rather than investigating the claims made by anti-bilingualist politicians and officials, people tend to be motivated by their emotions and political hysteria to take a position that is not only unfair towards the children involved but also towards the future of the country itself.

Table of Contents:
Bilingual Education: Background and History
Bilingual Education: Opponents
Conclusion and Considerations for the Future

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Crawford, James (1998). "Bilingual Education" http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/JWCRAWFORD/biling.htm
  • Krashen, Stephen. (accessed 2007, March 13). "Why Bilingual Education?" Eric Digest. http://www.ericdigests.org/1997-3/bilingual.html
  • Meyer, Lois. (1998, Spring). "A Critical Look at the Unz Intitiative: 'English for the Children". San Francisco State University. http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/linguistics/people/grads/macswan/Unzguide.htm
  • National Association for Bilingual Education. (2004). "Does Bilingual Education Really Work?" http://www.nabe.org/education/effective.html
  • Rethinking Schools Online (1998, Spring). "History of Bilingual Education". Vol. 12, No. 3 http://www.rethinkingschools.org/archive/12_03/langhst.shtml

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