Opinions on Indigenous Languages as Languages of Learning and Teaching in Africa
作者: Vuyolwethu SetiPedro Alvarez-MosqueraElirea Bornman
刊名: The International Journal of Communication and Linguistic Studies, 2015, Vol.14 (1), pp.17-31
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-7882/CGP/v14i01/43662
关键词: AfrikaansIndigenous LanguagesHigher EducationLanguage AttitudesLanguage ChoicesLanguage OpinionsLanguage of Teaching and LearningSouth Africa
原始语种摘要: Colonial languages such as English still have a powerful position within the linguistic habitus and linguistic hierarchies in Africa—in particular in the educational domain. The consequences are largely negative for mastering indigenous languages and the colonial languages. It furthermore creates a culture of chronic underachievement. Although it was hoped that post-apartheid South Africa would be different due to the official recognition of eleven languages and educational policies pledging to promote indigenous languages, little has come from these enlightened ideals. Instead, an increasing trend toward Anglicisation is noted particularly in higher education. This trend is ascribed to inaction on the part of the government in implementing language policies. Analysts however note the...
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  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • education 培养
  • teaching 教学
  • enlightened 开明的
  • linguistic 语言学的
  • inaction 不作为
  • Africa 非洲
  • language 语言
  • indigenous 固有的
  • particular 细致的