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ERIC Number: EJ258369
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981
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Four Misconceptions about Language Proficiency in Bilingual Education.
Cummins, Jim
NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education, v5 n3 p31-45 Spr 1981
Identifies four misconceptions about language proficiency which are currently impeding the implementation of effective bilingual education programs. Misconceptions involve: (1) surface structure deviations and academic achievement; (2) surface fluency and "English Proficiency"; (3) bilingual language proficiency and instruction; and (4) linguistic mismatch and school failure. (Author/CM)
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Language: English
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