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ERIC Number: EJ527742
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0898-5898
The Contradictions of Teaching Bilingually in Post-colonial Burundi: From Nyakatsi to "Maisons en Etage."
Ndayipfukamiye, Lin
Linguistics and Education, v8 n1 p35-47 1996
Examines language practices in rural and urban schools in Burundi, looking at specific episodes in two classrooms that show how Kirundi/French code contrasts contribute to the marginalization of Kirundi to the status of village language and reinforce the dominance of French as a vehicle for knowledge of the larger world outside school. (eight references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Burundi