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Heritage Language Teaching

  1. Guadalupe Valdés,
  2. Amanda Kibler

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0498

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Valdés, G. and Kibler, A. 2012. Heritage Language Teaching. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


The term heritage language has come to be used widely by those concerned about the study, maintenance, and revitalization of non-majority languages around the world.


  • bilingualism;
  • language maintenance;
  • language revitalization;
  • language teaching;
  • heritage languages