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ERIC Number: EJ673149
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1534-8458
Reading the "Singlish Debate": Construction of a Crisis of Language Standards and Language Teaching in Singapore.
Kramer-Dahl, Anneliese
Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, v2 n3 p159-190 2003
The teaching of grammar has recently reemerged in Singapore as a topic within the English teaching profession and in public discourse about education. Debates about the role of grammar in political discussions and in popular media typically proceed in terms of a crisis and falling standards. Focuses on ways this discourse of crisis constructs standard English and the local vernacular. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Singapore