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Planning and implementing Patani Malay in bilingual education in southern Thailand

Suwilai Premsrirat; Uniansasmita Samoh

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In this article, the authors discuss a mother tongue-based bilingual education (MTB BE) program designed to use Patani Malay (PM) or Thailand Melayu, as well as Thai, in the teaching and learning process at the preprimary and primary level, which is the level of compulsory education in Thailand. Many fear that the Thai education system is being used to destroy the local language and religious identity. In response to these fears, an attempt to use PM in bilingual education in southern border...[Show more]

CollectionsJournal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS)
ANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-07-01
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9145
Source: Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS) 5 (2012): 85-96

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