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Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Angela M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man


Questions regarding whether a first or a second/foreign language should be used as a medium of instruction (MOI) in schools, and if yes, for whom, and when, have been enthusiastically debated in recent years in Hong Kong and many Southeast Asian societies. The public debates, however, have largely not been able to benefit from the existing international body of research in bilingual education as well as the educational experiences of other countries. The reason is that such knowledge is often either couched in specialized, technical language or scattered over diverse journals and books, which ... More

Keywords: Language policy and planning (LPP), Medium of instruction (MOI), Bilingual education, Southeast Asian societies, Hong Kong

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9789622099586
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Angela M. Y. Lin, author

Evelyn Y. F. Man, author