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ERIC Number: EJ657489
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0008-4506
What Does "Literate in English" Mean?: Divergent Literacy Practices for Vernacular- vs. English-Medium Students in India.
Ramanathan, Vai
Canadian Modern Language Review, v59 n1 p125-51 Sep 2002
Offers a close analysis of how English is presented and taught in state-mandated vernacular- and English-medium textbooks used in Grades K-12 in Gujarat, India. Argues that the divergent English instruction as presented in the textbooks contribute to producing two different cultural models regarding being "literate in English." (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India