ERIC Number: ED166672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Mother Tongue or Second Language? On the Teaching of Reading in Multilingual Societies.
Feitelson, Dina, Ed.
The nine articles in this publication report on what is currently taking place in the teaching of reading in multilingual societies. The topics covered are: curriculum development and evaluation in two languages (Pilipino and English) in the Philippines, the teaching of English as a second language in Malaysia, problems and progress in teaching English as a foreign language in Indonesia, the revival of the Hebrew language in Israel, developing a language curriculum in Afghanistan, developing materials for beginning reading in Hindi, reading and reading instruction in Korea, the problems of beginning and developmental reading in Nigerian primary schools, and teaching reading in a foreign language. (FL)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Developmental Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Language Instruction, Language Standardization, Multilingualism, Reading Instruction, Reading Research
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, Newark, Delaware 19711 (Order No. 426, $3.50 member, $5.00 non-member)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Note: Includes selected papers for the Sixth IRA World Congress on Reading, Singapore, August 17-19, 1976 ; Footnotes may be marginally legible