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Linguistic diversity and mother tongue teaching.

National Union of Teachers.

Linguistic diversity and mother tongue teaching.

by National Union of Teachers.

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Published by NUT in (London) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Native language -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain.,
  • Native language and education -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Mother tongue teaching.

    SeriesA National Union of Teachers policy statement
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19620927M

    One report by Helen Pinnock addresses the issue of language used in education by exploring why mother tongue-based multilingual education (MTBMLE) is key in developing learning skills, which in turn fosters student success and curbs dropouts. Mother-Tongue Instruction. For millions of children in developing countries, the language of instruction at school is different from the language they have grown accustomed to using in the home, which can greatly hinder learning. Mother-tongue instruction promotes the acquisition of literacy skills in the student’s first language.

    publication of instructional materials for the teaching of Mother Tongue and that the educational language policy makers review their position with regard to Mother tongue with a view to promoting it both as a language of instruction and a subject. Keywords: Teachers, Attitudes, Mother Tongue, Instruction, Lower Primary Schools, Kenya Size: KB. Home language (mother tongue/local language) as foundation for learning. Additive bilingual education. explained as ‘based on home language (L1 / MT) and English’ • Minimum of 2 languages for each child. Additive multilingual education. explained as ‘based on home language (L1 / MT) and English’File Size: 5MB.

    Three Language Formula and the First and Second Language: (NE) India is a multilingual region where the nature of linguistic diversity is rather complex, different tribes has different languages and different villages within tribes are and the intention of bringing mother tongue/first language in the curriculum. Reasons for Mother File Size: KB. Focused on diversity within your own and others' language, Language Diversity and Academic Writing teaches you to incorporate this knowledge into your academic writing in a way that leads to thoughtful content. Get inspried as readings by linguists, journalists, novelists, educators, writing researchers, and student writers tackle big questions about language and writing from .


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Linguistic diversity and mother tongue teaching by National Union of Teachers. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Linguistic Diversity and Teaching raises questions and provides a context for reflection regarding the complex issues surrounding new English learners in the schools.

These issues exist within a highly charged political climate and involve not only language, but also culture, class, ethnicity, and the persistent inequities that characterize our educational system/5(2).

Embracing Linguistic Diversity in Mother Tongue Education: The Case of the Philippines 5th International Conference on Language and Education: Sustainable Development Through Multilingual Education OctoberBangkok, Thailand. "Foreign Language and Mother Tongue is a well-balanced book.

It provides a strong theoretical framework for a relatively new research field in is an interesting book for educators and researchers.

It suggests new and serious issues about FL and SL teaching and learning.5/5(1). ISSN Teaching Literacy in Linguistically Diverse Foundation Phase Classrooms in the Mother Tongue: Implications for Teacher Education.

Thabile Mbatha Abstract. South African classrooms have become diverse due to the shifting demographics in schools. Teachers are required to have the ability to deal with many forms of diversity. A mother tongue is the first language that a child learns, and which they use for communicating.

It can also be referred to as a native language or first language (L1). The term L1 refers to a language that a person speaks as their mother tongue, vernacular, native language, or home Size: 2MB. the only country in Southeast Asia to have instituted a national policy requiring mother tongue-based multilingual education (MTB-MLE) in the primary school years.

While studies have long supported the use of mother tongue as the language of instruction, they have primarily been conducted in community rather than national settings.

As such, littleFile Size: 1MB. the mother tongue (UNESCO ), which suggests that dialects and creoles rather than standard varieties should be used in the classroom, at least in the early years of education, and for the initial acquisition of Size: KB.

teaching foreign languages, the mother tongue or mother-tongue knowledge, used to be Papers in Linguistic Science, No () treated as an interference; however, since the s, with developments in cognitive science,Cited by: 4.

The present study examines the influence of mother tongue over learning a foreign language. In the second language teaching learning context such as in Kingdom of Bahrain, pronunciation of the target language is generally not given adequate importance.

But it plays a pivotal role in the entire process of language Size: KB. mother tongue to your personal advantage and social benefit. The use of English as a language of wider communication will only further enhance greater participation in social welfare activities.

It is against this back-ground that the new policy document, titled Language Policy for Schools in Namibia, was Size: KB. Also called a first language, dominant language, home language, and native tongue (although these terms are not necessarily synonymous). Contemporary linguists and educators commonly use the term L1 to refer to a first or native language (the mother tongue) and the term L2 to refer to a second language or a foreign language that's being : Richard Nordquist.

In SE Asia, for example, our EAL specialists regularly invited parents into school for evening workshops, where they outlined research showing how children learn languages, discussed the school’s teaching methodology for language learning, and, most importantly, explained the importance of a strong mother tongue foundation and the vital role.

30 Pedagogy of Regional Language and Mother Tongue Unit 2 Challenges for Teaching Mother Tongue in a Multilingual Setting that exist for promoting regional languages and the mother tongue. Finally we also discussed the need and relevance of mother tongue teaching for the students in schools.

Unit 2 will deal with the challenges that one mightFile Size: 1MB. The 21 st of February is the International Mother Language Day, first announced by UNESCO inwhich promotes linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

What is a “mother language”?A more used term would be “mother tongue”, meaning the first language we learn in life (the term used by linguists).

If you have several mother tongues, you would be a. Out of mother tongues in India only 22 have official status. There are Tribal communities and they speak around mother tongues. As the UNESCO records go, India has endangered languages, most of them having tribal origin.

Globalization and language teaching. London, UK: Routledge, p. [ Links ] CENTRE FOR RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT (CRED) Mother tongue intervention at primary level in Nepal.

A Study Report Submitted to Research and Education Information Management Section, Department of Education, Sanothimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal: Author, Mother Tongue Instruction (MTI) is the first principle of Multilingual Education, that in turn supports the intergenerational language transfer, maintenance and/or revitalization of any language.

Mother Tongue Instruction should occur through language immersion for the first three years of school.

Language and education are such intertwined entities that no education related practices and activities can take place without the former. The prohibition and the use of mother tongue have come and gone throughout history.

However Cook () points out that most teaching methodsFile Size: KB. PART 1 7 PROMOTING LANGUAGE LEARNING AND LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY — AN ACTION PLAN –06 7 INTRODUCTION 9 The context 9 A shared responsibility 11 I. LIFELONG LANGUAGE LEARNING 15 1.

'Mother tongue plus two other languages’: making an File Size: 1MB. Infor example, the most common non-English language, German, was listed as the mother tongue by just % of the foreign-born population, followed by Italian at %, Yiddish at %, Polish at %, and Swedish at %.

No other language exceeded 4%.Cited by:. Mother tongue-based education perpetuates equity in education, especially among girls who are often regarded as disadvantaged in access to education. The Asia and Pacific region is characterized by its rich ethnic, cultural, and linguistic diversity.

Such diversity is found missing in many school systems in the region which often leads to gaps in accessibility and Cited by: Mother tongue instruction may have two connotations: teaching mother tongue itself and imparting formal education in the first language of students.

But while we talk about the mother tongue instruction we take the second meaning of the term. There is debate whether students to be taught in their mother.Linguistic diversity is an inherently enabling condition to its speakers and humankind—a resource to be protected and promoted—as each language is the repository of immense knowledge built over centuries of development and use.

Linguistic diversity is unevenly distributed across populations and regions.