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Multilingual Education in China

  1. Anwei Feng

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0784

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Feng, A. 2012. Multilingual Education in China. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


China has been experiencing a linguistic situation that is far more complex than it used to be a decade ago with regard to both language use and language education for both the majority Han and the 55 officially recognized indigenous minority groups.


  • bilingualism;
  • esl/efl;
  • Eastern Asia;
  • language policy;
  • language teaching;
  • multilingualism