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Will the real language policy stand up?

  • Fenty Lidya Siregar

Wellington | Sat, November 3 2012 | 07:42 am

The Education and Culture Ministry’s plan to scrap English from the elementary school curriculum has highlighted a number of pros and cons. Despite the controversy, I personally agree with the government’s policy.

However, will the real language policy stand up? Bernard Spolsky, a professor emeritus of linguistics in Bar-Ilan University’s department of English, employed the same ques...

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