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Languages in Africa : multilingualism, language policy, and education

Author: Elizabeth C Zsiga
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown Univ. Press, 2014.
Series: Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics Series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore the layers of African multilingualism as they affect language policy and education. This book includes case studies ranging across the continent, the contributors consider multilingualism in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Konferenzschrift
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth C Zsiga
ISBN: 9781626161528 1626161526 9781626161535 1626161534
OCLC Number: 1015211771
Description: 1 online resource (XII, 207 Seiten) : Illustrationen Diagramme
Contents: Introduction: Layers of Language-Some Bad News and Some Good News on Multilingualism, Language Policy, and Education in Africa 1 Early Reading Success in Africa: The Language FactorElizabeth C. Zsiga, One Tlale Boyer, and Ruther Kramer2 Multilingualism as a Sociolinguistic Phenomenon: Evidence from AfricaEyamba G. Bokamba 3 Classroom Discourse in Bilingual and Multilingual Kenyan Primary SchoolsLydiah Kananu Kiramba 4 Investigating Teacher Effects in Mother-Tongue-Based Multilingual Education ProgramsStephen L. Walter 5 Ghana's Complementary Education ProgramKingsley Arkorful 6 Language Contact and Language Attitudes in Two Dagara-Speaking Border Communities in Burkina Faso and GhanaRichard Beyogle 7 Language and Education Policy in Botswana: The Case of SebirwaOne Tlale Boyer and Elizabeth Zsiga 8 Ethnic Language Shift among the Nao People of EthiopiaSamson Seid 9 The Role of Language and Culture in Ethnic Identity Maintenance: The Case of the Gujarati Community in South AfricaSheena Shah 10 "The Palm Oil with Which Words Are Eaten": Proverbs from Cameroon's Endangered Indigenous LanguagesEyovi Njwe 11 The Linguistic "Glocal" in Nigeria's Urban Popular MusicTolulope Odebunmi 12 Language Use in Advertisements as a Reflection of Speakers' Language HabitsLeonard Muaka 13 The Persuasive Nature of Metaphors in Kenya's Political DiscourseLeonard Muaka 14 African Languages on Film: Visualizations of Pathologized Polyglossia Anjali Pandey Contributors Index
Series Title: Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics Series
Responsibility: ed ; by Elizabeth C. Zsiga ...

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The volume offers a major contribution to multilingualism scholarship and opens up unexplored dimensions of the phenomenon. It provides fresh insight into the sociolinguistics of multilingualism by Read more...

 
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