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ERIC Number: EJ1093830
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1523-5882
"No One Speaks Korean at School!": Ideological Discourses on Languages in a Korean Family
Song, Kwangok
Bilingual Research Journal, v39 n1 p4-19 2016
This study examined how a Korean family with temporary immigrant status in the United States employed ideological discourses on languages to make sense of their experiences. The parents initially accepted but later rejected ideologies on children's learning of English. English-as-a-legitimate-language ideology in the United States and English-as-linguistic-capital ideology challenged the parents' efforts to teach their children Korean. The focal child showed a sign of internalizing the language ideologies dominant at school. This study urges educators to pay attention to immigrant parents' perspectives on their children's language experiences and the impact of English-only ideology on the experiences of transnational families and children.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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