Immersion is a difficult lesson

This article looks back at the decision to teach Maths and Science in Malaysian schools in English made in 2003, and at the effects of the policy since then. English used to be the language of instruction in Malaysian schools until the 1980s. As well as the situation in Malaysia, it discusses immersion (teaching content in a foreign language) and CLIL (Content Language Integrated Learning) approaches to education, as well as bilingual education. Guardian Weekly, Friday 18 January 2008. Read more….

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