Bilingualism and Malay Language Planning in Singapore

by Dr. Mohamed Aidil Subhan



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 20/4/2018

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 266
ISBN : 9781543745924
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 266
ISBN : 9781543745931

About the Book

This book details concerns, both perceived and real, among the Malay language community against a background of language shift and changing attitudes toward the language as a result of the bilingual policy and to analyze the impact of the English-knowing and Mandarin-led bilingual system. This research will list selected educational review reports and relate it to its impact on Malay language planning and offer a response in terms of pedagogical approaches required to address the changing demographics and language shift among Malay language learners.

About the Author

Dr. Mohamed Aidil Subhan is an educator with 30 years experience teaching languages from grade 1 to graduate level. He is passionate about the development of vernacular languages in Singapore’s English-knowing bilingual system. He is currently a curriculum and pedagogy lecturer at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.