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ENG512 : Bilingualism

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Dr. Tayyaba Tamim
Ph.D in Education
University of Cambridge

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1.Definitions and Guiding Principles of Bilingualism 2.Forms of Language and Change 3.Collective Aspects of Language Behavior  4.Dimensions and  Measurement of Bilinguality 5.Societal Bilingualism 6.Languages in Contact 7.Sociopolitics of Bilingualism 8.What Does It Mean to Be a Bilingual? 9.Advantages and Disadvantages of Bilingualism 10.Bilingualism: Four Essential Characteristics 11.Who Speaks to Whom and Which Language? 12.Domains of Language Behavior 13.Other Sources of Variance and Domain Configuration 14.Social Meaning in Linguistic Structure 15.Code Switching 16.Linguistic Dimensions of Bilingualism- Early Language Development 17.Explanations of Language Mixing 18.Other Explanations of Language Mixing 19.Researching Bilingualism 20.Bilingual Education 21.Reimagining Bilingualism 22.Geopolitics and Language Orientation  in Bilingualism 23.Languaging, Education and Language Construction 24.Languaging and Language 25.Languages in Education 26.Imposition of Standard Language: Reasons 27.Bilingualism and Translanguaging 28.Translanguaging Framework 29.Models of Bilingual 30.Questioning Assumptions 31.Bilingual Abilities and Bilingual Development 32.Adult Vs. Child Bilingualism 33.Bilingualism: Language Maintenance and Shift 34.Language Policy and Language Rights 35.Bilingualism in the Curriculum 36.Bilingual Arrangements 37.Bilingual Arrangements: Flexible Convergent 38.Flexible Multiplicity 39.Responsible Code-Switching: Two Ways 40.Other Bilingual Strategies 41.More Bilingual Strategies for Classrooms 42.Bilingual Practices: Translanguaging 43.Models of Bilingual Teaching 44.Bilingual Education- Approach and Methods 45.Principle and Practices of Bilingualism: 21st Century Skills 46.Language Policies and their Consequence 47.Paradigm Shift in Localization 48.Politics of Languages in Education: Issues of Access, Social Participation and Inequality in the Multilingual Context of Pakistan 49.The Study: Methods and Findings 50.Finding: Language Based Discriminatory Practices In Education and Issues of Participation