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ERIC Number: EJ555643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Mother Tongue Speakers: A Help or a Hindrance to Second Language Learners?
Clyne, Michael
Babel: Australia, v29 n1 p4-9,36 Apr-Jun 1994
Discusses language data from the Australian 1991 Census that indicates the vast resources available in languages other than English. Notes that two of the tenets of Australia's various language policies are language maintenance and the development of Aboriginal and community languages as well as the provision of opportunities for learning languages other than English. (16 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia