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ERIC Number: EJ537739
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
A Consideration of the Portability and Supportability of Immersion Education: A Critical Look at English Immersion in Melanesia.
Lotherington, Heather
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v17 n5 p349-59 1996
Considers the pedagogical validity of English immersion education in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands, Melanesian countries of the South Pacific. Questions the appropriateness of implementing a policy of English language immersion education in a postcolonial, multilingual Third World context where support for first language maintenance and second language instruction is inadequate. (27 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada