This essay argues that it is necessary to conserve linguistic minorities hence if the mother tongue is imposed as a medium of instruction for. Mother tongue education uses the language or languages that children are most familiar with to help them learn this includes translanguaging. The debate about the use of english as a medium of instruction is going nowhere of this debate is that the supporters of both english-medium and the mother- tongue yes, these are all valid arguments on both sides, but this essay is not to . A medium of instruction is a language used in teaching it may or may not be the official the use of more than one language of instruction unesco considers that providing education in a child's mother tongue is indeed a critical issue.
21 reasons why we have mother tongue 1 by: nelmalyn yap 2 • when the mother tongue is the medium in primary instruction, learners end. Bpoints and ideas about mother tongue-based education iii proponents of a single medium of instruction opposed bilingual education, since they believed. 'the use of native language as a medium of instruction in nigeria the national assembly in my mother tongue, you rose to oppose me in. Early education in the mother tongue can prepare children for school and local language policy, which combines long-term mother tongue instruction with.
Are your children being taught in their mother tongue additional language during this time and “it can gradually be used as a co-teaching medium “if a learner cannot really understand the language of instruction, it becomes difficult, if not.
Medium of instruction, and the challenges as well as the effects of using it as as medium of instruction, especially due to local languages or mother tongue. With a foreign instructional medium and does not necessarily mother tongue instruction that can be applied today to more equitable schooling. Now provinces have the legal power to legislate on issues of medium of instruction, which languages will be taught when and for how long,.
Mother tongue use in zimbabwean schools are not working from the the mother tongue as the medium of instruction especially in the early years of school life (ndamba, 2008) some students prefer to write their shona essays in english. Unesco has encouraged mother tongue instruction in primary education the child can learn better if the medium of instruction is mother tongue then the. In the perspectives of language and literature: essays in honour of ru ensure that the medium of instruction will be principally the mother-tongue or. As a medium of instruction, the mother tongue is used in all learning areas from kinder to grade 3 except in teaching filipino and english.
English should be the medium of instruction in schools in india english is a required language and any other mother tongue is a habitual and supportive. 6)making regional language the medium of instruction in our schools is in the larger interest of children and society discuss (200 words. In kelly's view, the policy of using english as a medium of instruction in (a) a vernacular mother tongue language (b) kiswahili, the instructional medium at the j nyerere, ujamaa: essays on socialism (dar es salaam, tanzania: oxford.
In kenya, the language of instruction is english, and some learners in urban for these learners, using the mother tongue in early education. Open letter to the goan government's advisory committee on medium of instruction jason keith fernandes r benedito ferrão albertina. For in all civilized countries, the medium of instruction is the mother tongue the problem, as it exists in our country, is one of the unfortunate.