How the official status of the English language shapes the debates over education around the world.
Kachru’s model splits the global use of the English language into three circles; inner, outer and expanding. This essay will evaluate how the official status of English, in a country from each of these...
* English As a Medium Of Instruction
jesusisonline.wordpress.com/2008/06/10/legislators-push-english-as-medium-of-instruction/ A check on the bills filed in the 14th Congress shows that there are three...
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* Should English Be The Medium Of Instruction...
The medium of instruction at all stages should be the mother tongue of the learner and in special cases regional language. English should be used as a library language. Students should learn only mother tongue at the primary stage. At the secondary stage a foreign language, preferably English should...
in EMI schools is a privilege and superior to those students studying in CMI schools in terms of coping with tertiary education. And I am not with it
The ideal case mentioned above cannot apply to all situations. Let us look into the statistic of the medium of instructions of secondary school in Hong...
ENGLISH AS MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION IN THE NEW GLOBAL
Rajarshi Shahu College, Parbhani
The English language is continuing to establish itself as a global lingua franca in a period of unprecedented globalisation. In the last decade educational systems...
Serving English Language Learners
June 16, 2008
The number of students in schools today who are learning English at the same time as they learn standard academic content is growing rapidly. Not all of these students have the same needs to succeed in school. Almost...
core of Spanish culture.
Education was undertaken primarily as a means of propagating the Christian Faith.
☻ Elementary Education
— Parochial Schools
☻ Secondary Education
— Seminarios – religious vocation
— Beaterios – for girls
☻ Higher Education
— UST – Collegio de...
From 1857, when English was introduced by the Imperial Government as the only medium of education, the English language has played a significant role in the lives of Indian people. After a long struggle by national leaders, in the 1920s, the British rulers reluctantly permitted school education...
think is a lovely age for a child. They know the parents best, and don’t have the outside contacts. She must have grown up suddenly when she went to school, because I remember her growing away from her family slightly. And father who has a teenager daughter comes across an extraordinary collection of people...
and Science be taught in English
English, by any standard, is a dominant language of the developed world. It is now a medium of instruction in the world and should be taught in Mathematics and Science subject. The implementation of English in science and mathematics in school is essential due to the...
In today’s global world, the importance of English can not be denied and ignored since English is the most common language spoken everwhere. With the help of developing technology, English has been playing a major role in many sectors including medicine, engineering, and education, which, in my opinion...
L1 in the English class room
Methods & Procedure
Student Questionnaire on the Use of L1 in the English Classroom
what you write will be your best or worst credential. Your essays are extremely important. Think what you write. Show a logical progression. With the English language -at least in America-, "more is less", meaning that less clutter and making a point while being grammatically correct is highly valued. Essays...
The right to Admission in South African Public Schools
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The right to Admission in South African Public Schools
Unique number: 248746
Table of contents:
1 Introduction p2
2. Definitions of concepts/terms p2
It cannot be denied that the influence of the United States of America on the world scene since the 19th century is a major factor on the way the English Language has become so hugely prominent on a global scale. It would be ridiculous to believe otherwise....a huge country gazillions times larger in...
Implementing an Effective English Language Learner Program
Olivet Nazarene University
The following document will outline examples of effective English Language Learner (ELL) programs possible for Rosemont Middle School. Included will be examples of four...
language in various linguistic situations on their daily living.
In the Philippine educational system, in most of the subjects, the medium of instruction is English. In some cases, this may cause problem to students considering that individual had learned already the first language at home which most...
language has been the medium of instruction for about 20 years; however in January 2003 Malaysia re-adopted the English language as a medium of instruction for science and mathematics in a move to keep abreast with scientific and technological development that is mostly recorded in the English language. At the...
legislation regarding second language learners. The bill was introduced in 1967 and its purpose was to provide school districts with funding to establish educational programs for students with limited English speaking ability. The bill was originally intended for Spanish-speaking students, but in 1968 became the...
enrolled in school. However, to bring the remaining into the ambit of universal primary education is proving difficult because some reside in inaccessible areas, there is a deep rooted prejudice against educating girls there are practical difficulties of distance and inaccessibility of schools. Moreover...
Compromising development: The Language of Instruction dilemma in Tanzania. Introduction
Following release of the Tanzania 2012 Form IV results by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training on February 18, the media and the general public have been frantically discussing the fact...
categories. On one hand, there is the English medium and on the hand there’s the Bangla medium; each following different paths through the education system. And this results with students, growing up with completely different interests and views on the world. Whereas English medium students are more open to the...
and writing, being used around the world. I will show where journalistic English has come from, how the Internet has impacted communication, and where English is evolving to. My analysis of the language of journalistic English and the Internet will help inform my readers about how online communication...
UOP SEI 301 Week 2 The Foundations of Structured English Immersion
Write a 350- to 700-word paper identifying the major legal and historicals event that led to the implementation of SEI instruction in the classroom. Include a brief discussion of how SEI has changed educational practices.
The Problem and Its Settings
English is without a doubt the actual universal language. It is the world's second largest native language, the official language in 70 countries, and English-speaking countries are responsible for about 40% of world's total GNP (Torres, 1998). With countries such as Britain...
developing very fast and in order to be informed and to keep up to date the knowledge of languages becomes indispensable. And it is not also a secret, that English became a global and an international language. Almost all countries started to reform their educational system due to globalization. However, it is...
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5 biggest challenges of learning English
by Kate Wilson
The English language is one of the most popular languages to learn, perhaps the most spoken language around the world is English, and many people choose to learn the language simply to place them in a better position to secure work, or communicate...
normal don’t talk to people we don’t know. My freshman year was a big culture shock and made me realize that I am more dependent then I was in high schools. And I know with college student take on different lingos or slangs from different students such as “got’em” is another saying for you told them, “where...
Background of the Study
Before we discuss the so-called Gullas bill or the proposed act strengthening and enhancing the use of English as a medium of instruction, let's get a backgrounder on the state of education in the Philippines.
For every 100 children that start grade one in our country...
Barriers Thru English”
In my short term as Councilor of San Fernando City, I have been invited to speak at various events and activities. Just last August, I was at a Buwan ng Wika, Linggo ng Wika and an Araw ng Wika. This is the first time I’ve actually taken part and been to an English Festival. ...
Biliteracy instruction for English Language Learners for Earth Science on Weather
Dual language is an education model involving the use of two languages to teach literacy and content. A partner language is used for a minimum of half of the instructional and learning day...
February 16, 2009
“English Expressways” Syllabus Critic
The syllabus is based on the book “English Expressways II (2007)” which is used for Second Year High School students. Through this book, the authors aim to equip Second Year High School students with skills necessary to meet...
The Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Virtual Learning in Michigan’s Schools
By Michael Van Beek
©2011 by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy Midland, Michigan
Guarantee of Quality Scholarship The Mackinac Center for Public Policy is committed to delivering the highest quality and most reliable...
is a charter school? Many people do not know the difference between a charter school and a regular public school. In this paper I will be explaining the purpose of a charter school, along with its history, how they function, the advantages, and disadvantages.
Charter Schools are schools of choice. Choice...
INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS
VOL 4, NO 12
THE ROLE OF MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION USED IN PAKISTANI CLASSROOMS
Dr. Aijaz Ahmed
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science
and Technology, Karachi, PAKISTAN
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. Vol. 14, No. 3, October 2008
Murrey, Deandrea L. Differentiating Instructions in Mathematics for the English Language Learner
In Murrey’s article, Differentiating Instructions in Mathematics for the English Language Learner, Murrey discuss the...
the changes that English has brought to the Urdu language over the period of time. The two I will be discussing are:
* Differences in schooling.
* Government role in making English as an official language.
However these two reasons are interlinked. At sir Amjad’s time English was taught like...
rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions, and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis, and policy studies...
involved in learning in a language not your own.
Hence researchers, who have tested children who are taught in their mother tongue and those whose medium of learning is a language that is alien to them, have found the first group to have a better understanding of what is taught to them and better verbal...
trend of the use of English and Chinese in Hong Kong
Name: Shum Wing Lam Yeda
Student number: 11097395
Instructor: Dr Park
Group number: 52E
The trend of the use of English and Chinese in Hong Kong
In the past, Hong Kong was the colony of British. English was the only official...
Instructions for filling in the Europass CV
Before you start: Five basic principles for a good CV
1. Concentrate on the essentials
• Employers generally spend less than one minute reading a CV before deciding to reject it, or to shortlist it for detailed consideration. If you fail to make the right...
2.1 The definition of advertising
2.2 The elements of advertising
2.3 Classification of advertising texts
Chapter III ANALYSIS OF THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF ADVERTISING TEXTS IN RUSSIAN LANGUAGE
With the development of the economics and changes...
PALESTINE AHLIYA UNIVERSITY
English for Academic Purposes
Dr. Sami Heeh
English for Academic Purposes
EAP is the main branch of ESP and EAP is defined as “any English teaching that relates to a study purpose”. Four types of EAP situation should...
ENGLISH IN INDIA
In our country English is important for a number of reasons. India is a land of diversity. Different people speak different languages. A person of Tamil Nadu does not speak Hindi. So he can't understand Hindi of a person from North India. However he can understand in English.
idea on your own. This is the case for many English Language Learners within classrooms today; the only difference is many do not even know enough English to piece together a phrase leaving them completely clueless. The controversial discussion of English Language Learners and their education can become...
Publication details, including instructions for authors and
The student experience of Englishmedium higher education in Hong Kong
Stephen Evans & Bruce Morrison
English Department , Hong Kong Polytechnic University...
English a Medium of Instruction
A question we are still grappling with in Pakistan after 60 years is, what should be the language of instruction in our schools?
In Dhaka Quid-e-azam said “let me make it very clear to you that the state language of Pakistan is going to be Urdu and no other language...
At school level, the educational system of Pakistan is divided into three major categories on the basis of the medium of instruction:
1. The government vernacular-medium schools which use Urdu, and the regional languages as Sindhi, Balochi, Punjabi, Pashto, etc as their medium of instruction...
English Language Learners in Special Education:
How They Learn and How to Teach Them
By Jackie Moore
How Should Students Learn?
Unfortunately in our public school systems today, we do not have a clear program or even a concept of what type of classroom English Language Learners (ELL) need to be...
Should English be the medium of instruction in Sri Lankan Universities
Medium of instruction is a language used in teaching. It may or may not be the official language of the country or territory. Where the first language of students is different from the official language, it may be used as the medium...
English Language Learners (ELLs) are the fastest growing group of students in the United
States, with nearly 41 percent of the nation’s ELLs attending schools in California (cited in
Berman, et al, 1995). By federal standards, students are considered to be ELLs when their
native language is other...
qualifications for both teachers and schools. The standards focus on curriculum, achievement and teachers as professionals. Three very important types of Georgia standards include the Georgia Performance Standards, the Quality Core Curriculum, and the Georgia Standards for School Performance.
These three standards...
What is the importance of English Language in Education?
Here, in this article, an attempt has been made to turn the attention of the readers to the most crucial thing that is the importance of the English language in education or the advantages of learning English language (here, focus is not on...
in the label ‘biculturalism’. He noted further that the bicultural person acquires his second culture (c2) mostly formally in the course of formal school education, or informally through visits to the homeland of his culture or through participation in its activities, or indirectly by reading about issues...
Why English should not be the medium of instruction in India
In India, one erectile dysfunction for which a miraculousAyurvedic or Unanni cure is not peddled in Technicolor over all media is of hackles. For the good reason that they are always up. That is a required genetic trait for our television...
investigated English and Science teachers’ representations of different facets of comprehension that are enhanced by code-switching and their concern for the external ramifications of the code-switching. Interview data were collected from 18 teachers (9 English, 9 science) in three secondary schools in an...
Emerging Trends In Information Technologies: Focus on Internet as a Mass Medium in Africa
Table of Content
1. Definition of Basic Concepts
1.1 Emerging Trends………………………….…………………...2
the medium of instruction in science and mathematic in secondary school before, a heated debate in the newspapers with regard to this apparent turn around in the policy had immediately sparked off. Thus,
I would like to support the side where English should be made as the medium of instruction in school...
“branch” method (Medium of Instruction policy)
According to the previous Medium of Instruction policy (MOI), starting in the 1998 school year, 307 government and government-aided secondary school in Hong Kong were required to adopt mother-tongue (Cantonese) teaching. Only 114 schools were allowed to...