ERIC Number: ED216520
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The Armenians. Fact Sheet Series #6.
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Language and Orientation Resource Center.
As an introduction to Armenian refugees in the United States, this report discusses various aspects of Armenian life both in the U.S. and the Soviet Union. The general introduction includes a review of migration patterns, religion, arts, names, and social structure. Within the discussion of Armenian cultural background, Armenian history, geography, employment, and language are reviewed. The section on educational background reviews the Armenian school system, higher education, and implications for education. A review of Modern Eastern Armenian points to possible problems for the Armenian English as a second language student. Based on this review of Armenian culture and language, implications for refugee orientation are discussed. (JK)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Refugee Resettlement (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Language and Orientation Resource Center.