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Comparisons Across the Three Case Study Schools Regarding Trilingual Education

  • Lixun Wang
  • Andy Kirkpatrick
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Part of the Multilingual Education book series (MULT, volume 33)

Abstract

This chapter compares the three case study schools and their implementation of trilingual education based on the stakeholders’ views, namely the school principal, the teachers, the students and the parents, focusing on three issues. The first issue is their perceptions of the trilingual education model implemented in the schools, the second issue is their views on code-mixing in teaching and learning, and the third issue is their views on the use of Putonghua as the MoI in teaching the Chinese Language subject.

Keywords

Case studies compared Trilingual education Stakeholder surveys Stakeholder interviews Code-mixing and code-switching Medium of instruction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lixun Wang
    • 1
  • Andy Kirkpatrick
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Linguistics and Modern Language StudiesThe Education University of Hong KongTai PoHong Kong
  2. 2.Department of Languages & LinguisticsGriffith UniversityNathanAustralia

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