Multilingualism and bilingualism for language teachers

Iyer, Asha (2012) Multilingualism and bilingualism for language teachers. Language and Language Teaching, 1 (2). pp. 16-20. ISSN 2277-307X

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A language teacher, if not all teachers, can work successfully with two or even more languages. In many CBSE schools including the Kendriya Vidyalayas, English is the medium of education, therefore, it seems only pedagogically desirable and psychologically advantageous for both the students and the teachers to work with English as well as the other languages being taught in the school or represented among the children. Unless a teacher treats the languages of the children as a resource, she may not be able to understand their output, and may not be pedagogically very effective.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Iyer, Asha
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Language, Reading and writing, Language teaching, Language learning
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
Full Text Status: Public
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