Item description for Language Education in China: Policy And Experience from 1949 (Education in China: Reform and Diversity) by Agnes S. L. Lam...
Language Education in China: Policy and Experience from 1949 is an unprecedented, comprehensive study of multilingualism in China, tracking policy changes in the learning of Chinese, foreign languages, and minority ethnic languages in China since the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. On the basis of survey and interview data, the experiences of different age cohorts of learners are presented as 'windows' to the realities of language education policy implementation over the last half century. The effects of political changes, language backgrounds, and various motivations for learning, at both the national and individual levels, are vividly presented in this composite story of China and learners in China.
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Studio: Hong Kong University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.06" Width: 5.67" Height: 1.02" Weight: 1.46 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2005
Publisher Hong Kong University Press
ISBN 9622097502 ISBN13 9789622097506
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More About Agnes S. L. Lam
Agnes Lam is an associate professor at the University of Hong Kong. She has published in the areas of bilingualism, multilingualism and language education.