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ERIC Number: EJ742957
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 19
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0950-0782
Beyond Linguistic Purism in Language-in-Education Policy and Practice: Exploring Bilingual Pedagogies in a Hong Kong Science Classroom
Lin, Angel
Language and Education, v20 n3 p287-305 2006
This paper proposes to overcome the traditional essentialist and dichotomous ways of conceptualising language and language pedagogies, i.e. to go beyond linguistic purist perspectives. Analysing bilingual teaching practices in a science lesson, the paper proposes that practical bilingual pedagogies can be developed to help students in bilingual education programmes to access dominant linguistic resources and discourses by capitalising on their indigenous linguistic and cultural resources.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong