Bilingualism in Japan

Bilingualism and Japanese Society class homepage

Spring 2021 Intensive Topic Studies at Osaka Jogakuin College
and Fall 2021 Theme Studies at Osaka Jogakuin University
大阪女学院大学・短期大学  Steve McCarty
Class documents and sites

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Articles on Bilingualism / 著作 | APA 7 Format and Style Guide | Google Scholar

Benefits of Being Bilingual (infographic) / What does Bilingual mean?
Babies can learn 2 languages at once / Bilingual kids do not get confused

YouTubers teach bilingual baby talk

Myths about Bilingualism (よくある誤解) – Bilingual Families Website

Article on childhood “Bilingual Acquisition

Why do Japanese have trouble learning English? Japan Times (2017)

Kikokushijo: returnees to a country not yet ready for them

Article on foreign children in nursery schools in Toronto, Canada

Bilingual classes ‘raise results’” – BBC article

Learning second language ‘slows brain ageing’” – BBC News | Speaking 2 languages may delay getting Alzheimer’s

The linguistic genius of babies [TED Talk video]

Articles by Steve McCarty

Bilingual Child-Raising Possibilities in Japan” (2010) = 「日本におけるバイリンガル子育ての可能性」 (2012)

Levels of Bilingualism > the Individual Level” / “Family and Societal Levels of Bilingualism” Child Research Net (2014)

バイリンガルの子育て方に関する4つの記事 (2007-2008) | インタビューの記事

バイリンガルの世界』 論文集の和英概要 (1999)


Analyzing Purposes of Bilingual Education” (2012) = 「バイリンガル教育とは 1:バイリンガル教育を目的別に分析する」(2013)

Analyzing Types of Bilingual Education” (2012) = 「バイリンガル教育とは 2:バイリンガル教育をタイプ別に分析する」 (2013)

Analyzing Cases of Bilingual Education” (2012) = 「バイリンガル教育とは3:バイリンガル教育の事例を分析する」 (2014)

Bilingual and International Schools in Japan: Senri International School | Katoh Gakuen Bilingual Program, Shimizu | Gunma Kokusai Academy | New International School, Tokyo | Kyoto International School | List of International Schools in Japan

Article on Immersion bilingual education in Japan