By Steven L. Arxer,Maria del Puy Ciriza,Marco Shappeck
This targeted account of English language acquisition via Latino elders shines intimate mild at the more and more advanced matters of getting older immigrant minority populations. wealthy qualitative findings aspect sociocultural obstacles to and social and emotive components that advertise moment language acquisition in older age. The book’s case examine highlights diversified cognitive and social approaches as elders determine a feeling of self as beginners and as a part of a studying neighborhood, and a feeling of position as newbies navigating a hard setting. And first-person reviews from the crowd participants deftly illustrate the intricacies of being an immigrant in a swiftly altering the US in addition to the myriad intersections of race/ethnicity, gender, tradition, and nation that form immigrant life.
Included within the coverage:
- Minority getting older in an immigrant context.
- Late-life moment language acquisition: cognitive and psycholinguistic adjustments, demanding situations, and opportunities.
- Building feelings for self-identity and learning.
- Practicing secure language socialization in inner most and public spaces.
- Language resocialization and gender allies.
- Aging, moment language acquisition, and health.
Aging in a moment Language gives medical social staff, gerontologists, well-being and cross-cultural psychologists, sociologists, educators and different pros deep insights into the lives of an rising energetic elder inhabitants. It additionally pinpoints demanding situations and possibilities in examine, literacy software layout, pedagogy, medical outreach, schooling coverage, and repair supply to immigrant elders.
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