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Volume 21, No. 2 Spring/Summer 1998

NEW PUBLICATIONS

New ERIC/CLL Publication

Foreign Language Assessment in Grades K–8: An Annotated Bibliography of Assessment Instruments (1997) describes foreign language assessment instruments currently in use in elementary and middle schools across the country and lists resources related to foreign language assessment. Available from Delta Systems Co., Inc., 1400 Miller Parkway, McHenry, IL 60050; 800-323-8270 (toll free); 815-363-3582 (in Illinois).

Coming in Fall 1998
The American Bilingual Tradition

by Heinz Kloss
New Introduction by Reynaldo F. Macías and Terrence G. Wiley

Paperback. 496 pages. $22.95
ISBN 1-887744-02-9

This reprint edition of The American Bilingual Tradition offers a valuable scholarly contribution to the current debate over bilingualism and language diversity in the United States. Written by an eminent European language historian, it chalenges widespread myths about alleged differences between recent immigrants to the United States and those of past generations.

A new introduction by Reynaldo Macías and Terrence Wiley positions Kloss's work by highlighting his analysis of the history of language policy in the United States, which generaly fostered tolerance and respect for minority language rights. The American Bilingual Tradition offers a refreshing perspective that will be valued by both serious students of the history of language policy and the general public.

Available from Delta Systems Co., Inc.
1400 Miller Parkway, McHenry, IL 60050
800-323-8270 (toll free); 815-363-3582 (in Illinois)



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