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dc.contributor.authorEe, Eileen Yan Li
dc.date.accessioned2010-04-06T02:53:29Z
dc.date.available2010-04-06T02:53:29Z
dc.date.copyright2010en_US
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/25666
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines Singapore’s bilingual policy and recent changes in the teaching of Chinese in schools. In particular, a review of Chinese language teaching was undertaken following official criticisms of the traditional Chinese teaching methods. These criticisms stimulated the reproduction and contestation of official views in public discourse as seen in newspapers. By examining the respondents’ personal experiences in relation to Chinese language teaching, my argument is that the bilingual policy is a key part of the government’s agenda to achieve its objectives by using the implicit social status of English under the mask of bilingualism.en_US
dc.format.extent37 p.en_US
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dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Political science::Political institutions::Asia::Singaporeen_US
dc.titleBilingualism and hegemony : public discourse on Chinese language teaching in Singaporeen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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