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Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Angela M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Questions regarding whether a first or a second/foreign language should be used as a medium of instruction (MOI) in schools, and if yes, for whom, and when, have been enthusiastically debated in ... More


Science in Education

Deepak Kumar

in Science and the Raj: A Study of British India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687149
eISBN:
9780199081684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687149.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

In the early 1870s, the importance of science education in India was gaining recognition. In 1875, the Madras University decided to evaluate its matriculation candidates in geography and elementary ... More


Bilingual Education in Different Contexts: Principles and Practice

Angel M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

in Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter presents an overview of the theoretical and empirical literature of bilingual education which is relevant to an understanding of how a second or foreign language (L2) can be used as a ... More


Research on Bilingual Education in Hong Kong

Angel M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

in Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

In this chapter, an overview of key empirical studies conducted on issues related to the medium of instruction in Hong Kong schools is presented. The overview follows a chronological order and ... More


Language Development of Chinese Learners

Shane N. Phillipson

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter illustrates the various models of first language (L1) and second language (L2) learning, and the relationship between language learning and achievement, which is particularly relevant ... More


Language Policy and the Medium of Instruction

Paul Morris and Bob Adamson

in Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028016
eISBN:
9789888180257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028016.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the interplay between language policy and the medium of instruction in Hong Kong. The following key questions are discussed: Which languages should be taught in Hong Kong ... More


Neoliberalism as Language Policy

Ingrid Piller and Jinhyun Cho

in Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

This chapter explores how an economic ideology—neoliberalism—serves as a covert language policy mechanism pushing the global spread of English. The chapter's analysis builds on a case study of the ... More


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