Speak your home language but do it in English please! – Australia


An intereseting article that gives us food for thought from Australia.

The writers conclusions are that:

It’s just my opinion, but I think it would be nice to have an Education Department that values the kids who bring Australia’s last few healthy indigenous languages into class each morning.  And even nicer if they realised that they could actively use these languages to help get kids through school, learn English and not feel so worthless because their education system isn’t just blocking their ears wishing everyone would just speak English.

Find oit more via the link below. What do you think?

http://blogs.crikey.com.au/fullysic/2010/05/13/speak-your-home-language-but-do-it-in-english-please/#.T6ga7HiRUxU.email

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s