ERIC Number: ED371608
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Teaching and Researching Language in African Classrooms.
Rubagumya, Casmir M., Ed.
A collection of papers focuses on research perspectives and educational policy and practice concerning language in Africa. Articles include: "Language Policy in Tanzania and the Hidden Agenda" (Rehema Rajabu, Deo Ngonyani); "The Post-Primary Swahilisation Scheme in Tanzania: From Debate to Struggle" (Hermas Mwansoko); "English Language Teaching in Zaire: Objectives and Users' Needs" (Nshindi G. Mulamba); "Teaching Literature in English in Tanzanian Secondary Schools: CInderella or Ugly Sister?" (Richard Mabala); "'Consensus ad idem': English for Academic Legal Purposes at the University of Zimbabwe" (Andrew Morrison, Lawrence Tshuma); "English in Botswana Primary Classrooms: Functions and Constraints" (Jo Arthur); ""Code-Switching in Burundi Primary Classrooms" (Lin Ndayipfukamiye); "Teaching English Language Reading in Tanzanian Secondary Schools" (Akundaeli Mbise); "Beyond Strategy to Resources in Reading in Educational Contexts: When Reading Strategies Become Ineffective" (Deo Numi); "Texts and Classroom Procedures for Critical Reading" (Catherine Wallace); and Epilogue: "Towards Critical Language Awareness in Africa" (Casmir Rubagumya). (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Code Switching (Language), Cultural Context, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Research, Language Role, Public Policy, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Strategies, Second Language Instruction, Second Languages, Swahili, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Multilingual Matters Ltd., Frankfurt Lodge, Clevedon Hall, Victoria Road, Clevedon, Avon BS21 7SJ, England, United Kingdom (Hardback: ISBN-1-85359-200-5).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Botswana; Burundi; Tanzania