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ERIC Number: EJ535845
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
Mother Tongue Use in Bilingual/Bidialectal Education: Implications for Brunein Dwibahasa [and] A Response.
James, Carl; Bourke, James
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v17 n2-4 p248-61 1996
Presents and evaluates the arguments and research evidence for and against mother tongue (MT) use in bilingual classrooms. The article endorses the claim that MT use bolsters second- language development, cognitive development, and content learning. Bourke's response focuses on arguments for and against MT use, recent research on MT use, and bilingual/bidialectal problems. (24 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Brunei