Continuing to Think : the British Asian Girl: An Exploratory Study of the Influence of Culture Upon a Group of British Asian Girls with Specific Reference to the Teaching of English

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Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 1992 - Education - 80 pages
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Many British Asian girls are well-motivated, intelligent students who wish to continue their education to reach satisfying careers. Others, despite the specialist language instruction they have received in their early school years, remain lacking in confidence and enthusiasm for education, their contributions being characterized either by low self-esteem or by low competence in English, or by both of these.
 

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Contents

Introductory
1
Culture Conflict and Identity
13
Teaching English in Bilingual Contexts
27
The Girls Speak for Themselves
35
The Questionnaire Survey
52
The Way Forward
66
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Barrie Wade lives in Studley, Warwickshire in England and teaches at Birmingham University. He has also taught in both elementary and secondary schools. Barley Barley is his second book for Oxford.

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