[lg policy] ERIC bibitem: Issues in Ethiopian Language Policy and Education.

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Issues in Ethiopian Language Policy and Education.

ERIC # EJ537737
Title:  Issues in Ethiopian Language Policy and Education.

Authors:  Bloor, Thomas; Tamrat, Wondwosen
Descriptors:Terms from the Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors; used to tag
materials by subject to aid information search and retrieval. Click on
a Descriptor to initiate any new search using that term. Amharic;
Arabic; Cultural Pluralism; English (Second Language); Foreign
Countries; Indigenous Populations; Language Attitudes; Language of
Instruction; Language Planning; Language Role; Multilingualism;
Official Languages; Public Policy; Romanization; Second Language
Instruction; Uncommonly Taught Languages
Source:. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v17 n5
p321-38 1996
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 Addresses the issue of language planning in pluralist Ethiopia.
Offers an evaluative appraisal of the new policy that considers a
number of obstacles to implementation of the policy and questions the
move towards the preference of the roman alphabet to the Ethiopic
syllabic writing system. (33 references) (Author/CK)


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