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African languages and English in education

Unesco. Education Clearing House.

African languages and English in education

a report of a meeting of experts on the use in education of African languages in relation to English, where English is the accepted second language, held at Jos, Nigeria, Novemer 1952.

by Unesco. Education Clearing House.

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Published by Reprinted by Kraus Reprint by arrangement with UNESCO in Nendeln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African languages -- Study and teaching.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching.,
  • Bilingualism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 91.

    SeriesEducational studies and documents -- no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p. ;
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22392662M

    On this point, linguists are quite divided. This programme therefore shares the risks that publishers ordinarily carry on their own when publishing to new markets. Some of them didn't know how to take care of them, so they broke. Reisby, Kirsten.

    We managed to open as many tablets as possible so that at least each one had their own. I simply copied and pasted my work in English and went on to translate into Hausa. Neither did it recommend that the subject be taught in English. So, it has basically been growing and in we decided to expand out of the four pilot countries to Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, Ghana and Nigeria. We shall return to this point.

    One was bright red, about a baby elephant who hated to bath. I have in several publications analysed the effects of this policy on the education sector in Africa see especially Brock-Utne,a and Brock-Utne,d. Through a concrete example Ailola and Montsi show that even when translation facilities are available fatal mistakes can occur because there are certain expressions which are, at best, incapable of an exact interpretation. Some of these occur in vernacular white English, too, especially in the South, but in general they occur more frequently in Ebonics.


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Instead, government officials and policy makers in Africa would appear to view book donations from abroad as the most effective and most economical method of providing books to their libraries, at no cost to them. But then he also became a threat to the government and was imprisoned for a year.

The Bills come to Parliament in English, however, but they are discussed in Kiswahili whereupon the law is African languages and English in education book written in English. Thiong'o, Ngugi wa. Then the comments, contributions and arguments poured in.

They were to produce twelve African languages and English in education book of illustrations for, at least, five stories. Robert Phillipson shows how globalisation is carried out through a small number of dominating languages.

In spite of the formal recognition of the eleven official languages in the Constitution, there is to date little evidence of actual court processes or proceedings taking place in all these official languages. Students who have learned to read in their mother tongue learn to read in a second language more quickly than do those who are first taught to read in the second language.

Directed by Western interests the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund used their creditor powers to pressure first the poor debtor countries of the South and then the collapsing members of the former Soviet Union to turn their own battered economies into the same kind of unrestricted markets.

Only a few currently offer digital databases for bibliographic control and recording national publishing output and, like the print versions, most of them tend to lag behind in their publication schedules.

School-level exams in the full range of subjects are also business that consolidates the dominance of English. On this day, they must have taken less than 10 minutes for their lunch.

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English, French or Portuguese : We impart knowledge and skills almost exclusively in these foreign languages, while the majority of our people, farmers, and craftsmen perform their daily tasks in Yoruba, Hausa, Wolof, Ga, Igbo, Bambara, Kiswahili, etc They felt that this had more to do with the change in medium of instruction than with change in content.

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past), and that replacing or simplifying these occurs both in US Ebonics and in West African English varieties spoken in Nigeria and Ghana.

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