Reading in first and second langauges

Kumari, Sawan (2014) Reading in first and second langauges. Language and Language Teaching, 3 (2). pp. 27-31. ISSN 2277-307X

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India is a linguistically diverse nation. This linguistic diversity can be attributed to colonization, migration, political influence, and the presence of different ethnic and religious minorities (Sridhar, 1996). Consequently, there is a presence of multiple languages in different parts of the nation, which adds complexity to the education system in India. The choice of language in the school curriculum is a major concern of language education. In this multilingual country, English has attained a distinct position. It is considered as a “library language” and “a window on the world” (NCF, 2005).

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Kumari, Sawan
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Reading, bilingualism, first language, second language
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
Full Text Status: Public
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