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ERIC Number: EJ666320
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
When Do Indonesians Speak Indonesian? Some Evidence from Inter-Ethnic and Foreigner-Indonesian Interactions and Its Pedagogic Implications.
Goebel, Zane
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v23 n6 p479-89 2002
Drawing on sociolinguistic research, points out that some patterns of socially appropriate language use in Indonesia actually involve Indonesian only to the extent that those interacting wish to maintain social distance, while regional languages are used to promote closer social ties. Suggests Indonesian programs require some rethinking in view of the complex multilingual nature of Indonesia. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Indonesia