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ERIC Number: EJ805890
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0033-6882
English Language Instruction in the Philippine Basic Education Program
Vizconde, Camilla
RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, v37 n2 p260-273 2006
The study discusses the dynamics English language instruction in the Philippine basic education curriculum. Although English enjoyed immense popularity as early as 1900s during the American entry to the country, its role in Philippine education has transformed gradually as the country undergoes political, social and economic reconstruction in the past decades. This paper analyzes the English instruction in secondary education in the framework of systems thinking. It discusses in detail how English instruction in the Philippines can be understood in the context of its role in education. (Contains 1 figure and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Philippines