Report language plus programme: a brief report

Chordiya, Jyoti and Yadav, Neha (2018) Report language plus programme: a brief report. Language and Language Teaching, 7 (2). pp. 58-60. ISSN 2277-307X

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Recent research has shown that the linguistic and cultural practices children bring from home should be used as a resource for their linguistic and cognitive growth. Unless the languages of learners are provided enough space in the classroom, they may become increasingly silent and indifferent to new knowledge. In the Language Plus Programme of Vidya Bhawan (VB) Education Resource Centre (ERC) started in July, 2017, it was decided to focus specially on English and Hindi without ignoring the languages learners bring from home. In addition to Hindi and English, the programme focused on overall linguistic, mathematical, social and cognitive growth of learners. It was decided to provide students the comfort and space where they can articulate their feelings and views freely and fearlessly. In the traditional classrooms, languages of home are dismissed as bolis or dehati and learners are discouraged from using them

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Chordiya, Jyoti and Yadav, Neha
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Language, Education Resource Centre, Vidya Bhawan
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
Full Text Status: Public
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