ERIC Number: ED432926
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Teaching the Mother Tongue in a Multilingual Europe.
Tulasiewicz, Witold, Ed.; Adams, Anthony, Ed.
This book on mother tongue (native language) teaching in Europe contains three parts. The first explores definitions and teaching implications of mother tongues, including issues of language identity, language standards, mother tongue roles, and language policies in the European Union. The second part consists of nine case studies: "Teaching the Mother Tongue in England" (Robert Protherough); "Teaching Welsh and English in Wales" (Mary Rose Peate, Nikolas Coupland, Peter Garrett); "Teaching the Mother Tongue in France" (Francoise Convey); "Teaching the Mother Tongue in Spain" (Antonia Ruiz Esturla); "Teaching the Mother Tongue in Germany" (Ingelore Oomen-Welke, Guido Schmitt); "Teaching Majority and Minority Mother Tongues in Denmark" (J. Normann Jorgensen, Anne Holmen);"Teaching Mother Tongue Polish" (Anna Berlinska); "Maintaining the Mother Tongue: The National Identity of the Belorussians in Poland" (Elzbieta Czykwin); and "Russian and Other Mother Tongues in the Schools of the Russian Federation and the Former Soviet Union" (James Muckle). The third part is an essay on the importance of language awareness in mother tongue teaching. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bielorussian, Case Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Danish, Elementary Secondary Education, English, Ethnicity, Foreign Countries, French, German, Identification (Psychology), Language Minorities, Language of Instruction, Language Role, Multilingualism, Native Language Instruction, Polish, Public Policy, Russian, Spanish, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Welsh
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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Identifiers - Location: European Union