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Volume 3 - Issue 2 - December 2019

Latest issue of Journal of Applied Languages and Linguistics

Research Article

TITLE: Bilingual Education and South America: Living in a Multilingual World

Author: Miguel Mantero

Professor, Educational Linguistics

The University of Alabama, USA

College of Education, Box 870232, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0232


Published online: 24 December 2019, pp. 6-19



Mantero, M. (2019) Bilingual Education and South America: Living in a Multilingual World, Journal of Applied languages and Linguistics, 3(2), ALS House Publications. Athens, Greece, pp. 6-19.


This paper delves into the several Bilingual Education Experiences in South American countries through the teaching of Spanish, English or Portuguese.  An aim of this paper is to present governmental and private initiatives in bilingual education so as to inform other institutions and stakeholders.  After an in-depth research, it was concluded that most countries have been working extensively to promote language diversity in their countries and this takes shape via bilingual education.

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Keywords: bilingual education, bilingualism, intercultural education, South America

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