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Hansen Edwards, Jette G. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
The current study examines how and why speakers of English from multilingual contexts in Asia are identifying as native speakers of English. Eighteen participants from different contexts in Asia, including Singapore, Malaysia, India, Taiwan, and The Philippines, who self-identified as native speakers of English participated in hour-long interviews…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Jones, Gary M., Ed.; Ozog, A. Conrad K., Ed. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1993
The subject of bilingualism is especially important in Bruni, a country with a multilingual population and a bilingual education policy, and it was felt that an international conference which examined bilingualism and bilingual education in a variety of 'development' contexts would be useful in reviewing and fine tuning of Bruneis' already…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Case Studies, Developing Nations
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Gupta, Anthea Fraser – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1997
Discusses situations in which mother-tongue education may not be desirable. Separate sections discuss language in education systems, multilingual settings, mother-tongue education in the "Cosmopolis," determining the mother tongue, definition of a language, social and ethnic divisiveness of mother-tongue education. The final section…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Language Usage
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Ward, C.; Hewstone, M. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1985
Presents a review of literature and a historical and sociopolitical overview of ethnic relations and intergroup processes in Malaysia and Singapore. The paper reviews data on intergroup relations and ethnolinguistics in these countries from a social-psychological perspective, and in terms of assimilation and integration. (SED)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Ethnic Groups