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Teaching of the Mother Tongue to the Greek immigrants in the U.K..

Apostolos Karapapas

Teaching of the Mother Tongue to the Greek immigrants in the U.K..

by Apostolos Karapapas

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Published by Brunel University in Uxbridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Dissertation (M.Ed.) - Brunel University.

ContributionsBrunel University. Department of Education.
The Physical Object
Pagination163p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14471368M

English, in various dialects, is the most widely spoken language of the United Kingdom, however there are a number of regional languages also spoken. There are 14 indigenous languages used across the British Isles: 5 Celtic, 3 Germanic, 3 Romance, and 3 sign are also many immigrant languages spoken in the British Isles, mainly within inner city areas; these languages are mainly Foreign: French (23%), German (9%), Spanish (8%). What elevates 'teaching my mother how to give birth', what gives the poems their disturbing brilliance, is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where sensuality lives in the dominant narrative of Islam; reclaiming the more nuanced truths of earlier times - as in Tayeb Salih's work - and translating to the realm of lyric the work of/5.

1(i). Mother Tongue. Usually, the term (mother tongue) is used to refer as a child first language. It is the primary language that is revealed to the surrounding of a child after he/she is born. As time goes on, this language subconsciously help the child to develop further in reading, writing and speaking it fluently. Mother tongue helps aFile Size: KB.   “There are no available modules and materials or books to support our Mother tongue (Kapampangan) curriculum.” Without the proper tools, the legislation’s implementation is in danger of losing its effectiveness. Furthermore, the definition of “mother tongue” is a contentious subject, as many parents teach their children English at home.

Discusses the use of the first language in teaching a second language. Specific sections address the following: arguments for using the mother tongue; considerations regarding the use of the target language; using L1 to facilitate communication; using L1 to facilitate teacher-student relationships; and using L1 to facilitate learning of by:   The mother tongue opens the door not only to its own grammar, but to all grammars, inasmuch as it awakens the potential for universal grammar that lies within all of this reason, the mother tongue is the master key to foreign languages, the tool which gives us the fastest, surest, most precise, and most complete means of accessing a Author: Peter Mckenzie-Brown.


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Teaching of the Mother Tongue to the Greek immigrants in the U.K. by Apostolos Karapapas Download PDF EPUB FB2

The lack of first language/mother tongue teaching to immigrants in the Greek public education system reveals the mono-linguistic character of the educational policy. Moreover, amongst other drawbacks are the allocation of inadequate resources for teaching their mother tongue to immigrants, the non-use of relevant bilingual materials, books and Author: Nektaria Palaiologou, Odysseas Evangelou.

This book is a summary of the reports received from the various countries which participated in a conference on native language learning and teaching. The reports are based on questionnaires sent out by the Unesco Institute for Education prior to the meeting.

Chapters include a general review of the pre-conference reports, extracts from one of the reports, seeing the problem, children's.

Teaching the Greek language to Adult Immigrants: Views and Teaching Practices V. Brinia1, E. Tsaprazi 2 and the use of their mother tongue prevent immigrants to learn the language and culture of the host society.

In contrast, confirming the value of their own culture empowers learners to immigrants in Greek language, by the perspective.

The present study examines the influence of mother tongue over learning a foreign language. In the second language teaching learning context such as in Kingdom of Bahrain, pronunciation of the target language is generally not given adequate importance. But it plays a pivotal role in the entire process of language Size: KB.

education in Greek. In the Hellenistic period, the majority of people in Asia Minor who could read and write did so in Greek, their second language. Until the fourth century BC, bilingual education in Greek and Latin was an important part of the curriculum for Roman children” ().

Ask learners to use a remember book which shows vocabulary in English and mother tongue. Teach the learners how to use it by looking, covering, saying and checking. Encourage students to translate new vocabulary and language structures in class and write in the home language in.

child's future social and intellectual development hinges on the milestone of mother tongue (Plessis, ). Mother tongue, therefore, has a central role in education that demands cognitive development.

The role of mother tongue in education Education is a potential instrument for encouraging independent thinking among the Size: 94KB. This can open opportunities for the individual but, as Carolyn Savage explains, continuing to develop the mother tongue is vital to enhance learning.

Importance of first language We are living in a time of unprecedented travel, with technological advances and globalization offering more and more people the opportunity to explore and live in cultures that are not their own.

Rutu’s Mission: Making Mother Tongue Education The Norm. The mission of the Rutu Foundation is to make mother tongue education the norm, rather than the exception.

By this we do not mean that children should be offered education in their mother tongues only. Review Article Use of mother tongue at universities in a global context Page 2 of 5 with much needed foreign investment, mainly from developed countries in which English is the language used.

Consequently, foreign-owned industrial, mining and tourism businesses depend to a large extent. "The notion of 'mother tongue' is thus a mixture of myth and ideology.

The family is not necessarily the place where languages are transmitted, and sometimes we observe breaks in transmission, often translated by a change of language, with children acquiring as first language the one that dominates in the : Richard Nordquist.

The Impact of Mother Tongue on Students' Achievement in English Language in Junior Secondary Certificate Examination in Western Nigeria. In this statement, the state argued that teaching immigrant children in their mother tongue from an early age would slow down their learning of English, and thereby their assimilation to America.

Therefore, the law called for foreign languages to only be taught after 8th grade, to ensure that immigrant children could learn their mother tongue. Why teaching the mother tongue is important.

The Mother Tongue is the story of the evolution of the English language, from its humble beginnings as a Germanic tongue to what it has evolved into over the centuries. So, Bill Bryson + cheap equals insta-buy for me, apparently. Too bad even Bill Bryson couldn't make this terribly entertaining/5.

Mother tongue is the initial language one learns as a baby; the language one grows up knowing, which is also known as the native language.

A child first comprehends what is around them through the language they hear their mother communicating in from before they are born and throughout their lives. Mother tongue is valuable due to several reasons. Mother tongue. NeoHel Publishing,established in We are involved in all aspects of teaching and research regarding the Greek language: from training teachers and publishing teaching material, to researching applied linguistics, to disseminating and promoting the Greek language internationally through EU.

[The teaching of the mother tongue to children of migrant workers in the U.K.: an analysis of four viewpoints: their motives, interests and objectives.] Rassegna Italiana di Linguistica Applicata, 10, –Cited by: Mother tongue, written by Amy Tan provides a description of the forms of English languages adapted by different individuals during their migration to the United States of America and their adjustment to the American culture.

The piece has a strong depiction of the Asian American struggles through the adaptation of the. Mother Tongue, Second Language and Foreign Language According to Ashworth (), mother tongue or native language is the language which the person acquires in early years and which normally becomes her natural instrument of thought and communication.

An online article, entitled “Mother Tongue”, defines mother tongue (firstFile Size: KB. publication of instructional materials for the teaching of Mother Tongue and that the educational language policy makers review their position with regard to Mother tongue with a view to promoting it both as a language of instruction and a subject.

Keywords: Teachers, Attitudes, Mother Tongue, Instruction, Lower Primary Schools, Kenya Size: KB.In America, the mother tongue for most of us is English.

But for millions of us baby Americans, those comforting vibrations our mothers pour over us have other names, like Spanish or Portuguese or Mandarin. Bilingual mothers have a choice to make. Sometimes they chose their own mother tongue to speak to their babies.Poor teachers method of teaching, lack of teaching aids and the use of mother tongue are among the factors affecting students' English expertise (Hiew, ; Oluwole, and Usman &Mustafa,