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CIS Perspectives | Language in International Schools: Moving Away from the Monolingual Monolith
Posted 11/01/2017 12:00

 

Have you read the latest entry in CIS Perspectives?
 
 

LANGUAGE IN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS: MOVING AWAY FROM THE MONOLINGUAL MONOLITH

Eowyn Crisfield, an expert on bilingualism in international schools, will lead a workshop at the upcoming CIS Symposia on Intercultural Learning in Amsterdam (9 & 10 March 2017) and Singapore (23 & 24 March 2017). International school leaders and teachers interested in learning the latest research and gaining practical advice on effective language development in international schools are encouraged to attend. More information here.

A role of many international schools is to provide an English-language education for international students from a variety of backgrounds. Underpinning this belief is the implicit assumption that the school is responsible for teaching non-English speaking children to speak English, and to succeed in …

 

 


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