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ERIC Number: EJ631839
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1024-5375
The Maltese Bilingual Classroom: A Microcosm of Local Society.
Grima, Antoinette Camilleri
Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, v6 n1 p3-12 2001
Examines the relationship between language use in Maltese bilingual classrooms and societal contexts within which the classrooms are embedded, explaining that the use of Maltese and English for instruction reflects the functions of each language in society. Discusses code switching and terminology switching and explains how the discursive and literacy events occurring in the classroom reflect societal values and identities. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malta