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Module 1. Principles of Bilingualism

1.1. Definition and History of Bilingualism

1.1.1. Definition of Bilingualism
1.1.2. The Languages in Contact
1.1.3. Definition of Multilingualism
1.1.4. Multilingualism in the World
1.1.5. Types of Bilingualism

1.2. Bilingualism Models in Education

1.2.1. Bilingualism in Education
1.2.2. Models of Bilingual Education
1.2.3. Models of Bilingualism in the World
1.2.4. Bilingualism in Canada
1.2.5. Bilingualism in the US
1.2.6. Bilingualism in Spain
1.2.7. Bilingualism in Latin America

1.3. Cultural Dimension of Bilingualism

1.3.1. Intercultural Bilingual Education (IBE)
1.3.2. The History of the IBE
1.3.3. Bilingualism and Cultural Diversity in the Classroom
1.3.4. Bilingualism and Cultural Identity

1.4. Mother Tongue Role in Bilingual Education

1.4.1. The Acquisition of Language in a Bilingual Context
1.4.2. Late Bilingualism and the Mother Tongue
1.4.3. The Mother Tongue and Emotions
1.4.4. The Mother Tongue in the Classroom
1.4.5. Use of the Mother Tongue in the Foreign Language Classroom

1.5. Neuroeducation and Bilingualism

1.5.1. The Bilingual Brain
1.5.2. The Age Factor
1.5.3. The Quality Factor
1.5.4. The Method Factor
1.5.5. The Language Factor
1.5.6. The Number Factor

1.6. Cummins Theories about Bilingualism

1.6.1. Introduction
1.6.2. Theory of Linguistic Interdependence
1.6.3. The Threshold Hypothesis
1.6.4. Additive and Subtractive Bilingualism
1.6.5. The Importance of the Mother Tongue
1.6.6. The Programs of Linguistic Immersion

1.7. BICS and CALP

1.7.1. General Framework
1.7.2. Initial Theory
1.7.3. Definition of BICS
1.7.4. Definition of CALP
1.7.5. The Relationship between BICS and CALP
1.7.6. Contributions of the Theory
1.7.7. Criticism of the Theory

1.8. Early Literacy in Bilingual Children

1.8.1. Definition of Emergent Literacy
1.8.2. Growing up in a Bilingual Family
1.8.3. Reading Stories in the Mother Tongue
1.8.4. Literacy in L2 as Instructional and Majority
1.8.5. Literacy in L2 as a Foreign Language

1.9. Relations and Influences between L1 and L2

1.9.1. Family Literacy
1.9.2. Mother Tongue Literacy at School
1.9.3. Impact of Literacy in L1 and L2
1.9.4. Advantages of the Use of the Mother Tongue in the Bilingual Classroom
1.9.5. The Mother Tongue in the Teaching of English

1.10. Role of the Bilingual Teacher

1.10.1. The Role of the Bilingual Teacher
1.10.2. The Bilingual Teacher as an Intercultural Educator
1.10.3. Languages and the Bilingual Teacher
1.10.4. The Training Needs

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