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Reconsideration of African linguistic policies

Reconsideration of African linguistic policies

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Published by OAU Bureau of Languages in Kampala, Uganda (PO Box 7284, Kampala) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKahombo Mateene, John Kalema.
SeriesPublication ; 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 83/10295
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 66, 56, 56, viii p. ; 20 cm.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3936369M
LC Control Number81980204

How did we arrive at such a wrong estimate of our national capacities and desires? Language Teaching, 44 3— English-speaking white South Africans enjoy highest social prestige although this has diminished somewhat since the end of apartheid. Modern Language Journal, Supplement S181— College Composition. The multilingual subject.

The challenge of developing challenging, modern education in African languages is more difficult to surmount than similar education in English, because not only have African language teachers to be re-educated and empowered, but educational consensus around language modernisation and development has to be secured, as well as technical agreement on lexical extension and terminology, together with the formation of skilled communities of practice to inform and drive this process. Reagan, T. The role of assessment in Reconsideration of African linguistic policies book for language education in Australian Schools: A struggle for legitimacy and diversity. For this kind of reason, from English as First Additional Language FAL was introduced from Grade 1, instead of from Grade 3 as formerly, because for most learners it is assumed it will become the LoLT in due course, and that the extra years of tuition will help learners improve their grasp of the language before the transition SAPA While Amy is proficient in both Spanish and English, she frequently relies on the trained translators in the Language Services Department to translate formal language for the website. In other words, if a society is moving in a particular direction in response to economic, sociological or cultural changes, or even in quite contrary directions at the same time which is often the casenatural language planning will apply available resources to support and improve the linguistic aspect of these developments in an equitable manner.

Throughout the 19th century new settlements in South Africa continued. Mesthrie, R. More recently, scholars working in digital rhetorics have broadened our conceptions of writing and communication beyond a single form, modality, or language Arola, Ball, and Sheppard, Canagarajah, Fraigberg, Gonzales, Selfe and Horner; Wysocki. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. Language in education work has to make sense of the effects of these pressures on current educational practice.


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Milson-Whyte, Vivette. For the most authoritative history of language teaching related to linguistic ideas broader than the title suggests in its consideration of theory of language Reconsideration of African linguistic policies book : Howatt, A. Even today, although Afrikaans is a fully-developed language of learning at tertiary level, the learning experience relies heavily on translation and the use of scientific literature in English.

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From trilingualism to monolingualism? Further up the school the case for L1-medium education begins to falter. Language is of course the most distinctive means of human communication and therefore for transmission of cultural understanding, skills and value systems.

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