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ERIC Number: EJ593311
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1367-0050
Code-Switching in a Bilingual History Lesson: The Mother Tongue as a Conversational Lubricant.
Butzkamm, Wolfgang
International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, v1 n2 p81-99 1998
Discusses use of the mother tongue in bilingual content teaching as well as in conventional foreign-language classes. The controversy over mother tongue is examined by analyzing a history lesson taught in English as a foreign language. Suggests brief use of the mother tongue can function as a learning aid to enhance communicative competence in the foreign language. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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