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Mandarin-Only to Mandarin-Plus: Taiwan

Scott, Amanda; Hak-Khiam, Tiun

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This article focuses on language-in-education policies and planning in relation to the three Sinitic languages taught in formal education in Taiwan today: Mandarin - the usual medium of instruction, and Holo Taiwanese and Hakka - the home and/or ancestral languages of the majority of the population (We use the term Sinitic language to avoid using 'Chinese dialect' with its implications of lower status and links with the national and cultural entity of China). These policies will be analyzed in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31878
Source: Language Policy
DOI: 10.1007/s10993-006-9040-5

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