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|Subject:||Bilingualism (the description of bilingualism)|
|Question:||The principle of ethnic origin takes into account the home language of the child. In countries where bilingual communities are closely intermingled the policy may be to have the child do his schooling in the language which he normally speaks at home. This is the policy, for example, in many parts of South Africa. From William F Mackey's article of ''the description of bilingualism''. My question is: what are some example of these South African countries? Thanks in advance.|