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Where East looks West : success in English in Goa and on the Konkan Coast

Author: Dennis Kurzon
Publisher: Clevedon [England] ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The aim of the book is to explain the constant success in the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of speakers of the Indian language Konkani, who live in Goa and to the south of Goa. The  Read more...

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Kurzon, Dennis.
Where East looks West.
Clevedon [England] ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, ©2004
(OCoLC)607052911
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Kurzon
ISBN: 1853596744 9781853596742 1853596736 9781853596735 1853596752 9781853596759
OCLC Number: 52121343
Description: xiv, 158 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction Part One 1. A Sociolinguistic Look at India 2. The Status of Konkani 3. The Konkani-Marathi Controversy - the 2000-1 version 4. English in Goa 5. Caste and Migration as Social Phenomena in Goa Part Two 6. Language Acquisition 7. Testing the Students 8. Results from Questionnaire 9. English in India 10. Multilingualism Conclusion Appendix Bibliography
Responsibility: Dennis Kurzon.
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