Chapter 10. The Language of Instruction Issue: Framing an Empirical Perspective

  1. Bernard Spolsky and
  2. Francis M. Hult
  1. Stephen L. Walter

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch10

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

How to Cite

Walter, S. L. (2008) The Language of Instruction Issue: Framing an Empirical Perspective, in The Handbook of Educational Linguistics (eds B. Spolsky and F. M. Hult), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154109

Online ISBN: 9780470694138

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Keywords:

  • language of education;
  • developing countries;
  • primary language;
  • non-english-speaking children;
  • eritrean students

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Some Terminological and Conceptual Preliminaries

  • Demographic Dimensions of the LoI Issue

  • Educational Dimensions of the Language of Instruction Issue

  • Conclusion