[Edling] Cambodia: Language Expert Warns Against "Foreignization" Under Globalization

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Fri Jun 26 18:05:02 UTC 2015


Via lgpolicy...



Voice of America



Language Expert Warns Against "Foreignization" Under Globalization



As Cambodia seeks greater integration with regional and global economies, a language expert warns against overreliance on foreign identity and language.



Chan Virak, a doctorate student in culture, literacy and language at the University of Texas at San Antonio, says Cambodia should invest in its own language, by developing higher education curriculum, in order to preserve its identity.



Full story:
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/language-expert-warns-against-loss-of-identity-under-globalization/2834297.html
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