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Teacher perceptions of the primary English language program in Taiwan: From the outside looking in

Crawford, Jane C. (2001) Teacher perceptions of the primary English language program in Taiwan: From the outside looking in. In Applied Linguistic Association of Australia Annual Conference, Canberra University, Australia.

Abstract

This article compares the attitudes to foreign language education in primary schools in Taiwan and Australia and explores the impact the global status of English has on attitudes in Taiwan. Despite these differences, however, many of the issues reported by classroom teachers in the new Taiwanese program are similar to those reported by Australian teachers where languages other than English have a much more contested place in the curriculum.

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ID Code: 510
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: EFL, LOTE, foreign language education, primary school, elementary school
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 (Please consult author)
Deposited On: 03 Nov 2004
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:22

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