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Fri Oct 13 2006

Disc: New: Translation: Exam Papers in Non-mother Tongue

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        1.    Vic Webb, Translation: Exam Papers in Non-mother Tongue


Message 1: Translation: Exam Papers in Non-mother Tongue
Date: 08-Oct-2006
From: Vic Webb <vic.webbup.ac.za>
Subject: Translation: Exam Papers in Non-mother Tongue


I am engaged in a research project on the educational impact of using 
translated exam papers in high/secondary schools where the language of
teaching is a non-mother tongue/second language (e.g. in South Africa:
English exam paper, with questions translated into Zulu).

I would like to consult experiences of similar issues, and would appreciate
it if I could be provided with information on where reports on this issue
can be found.



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics




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