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English language in Singapore

Mary Wan Joo Tay

English language in Singapore

issues and development

by Mary Wan Joo Tay

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Published by UniPress, Centre for the Arts, National University of Singapore in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore,
  • Singapore.
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Singapore.,
    • English language -- Variation -- Singapore.,
    • Singapore -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementMary Tay Wan Joo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE3502.S5 T35 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 181 p. :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1071241M
      ISBN 10981005114X
      LC Control Number93948634

      His school is located on the other side, in Singapore, where unlike in Malaysia, English is the main language. It's not your typical school run, but his mother, Shirley Chua thinks it's worth it. When Singapore gained its independence in , the use of English became even more popular. English is now the language used in business and the education system, and it is also the most common language in Singaporean literature. However, almost all Singaporeans speak more than one language, with some people speaking three or four languages.

      The volume explores the issue of language policy from the perspectives of sociopolitical, economic, and linguistic shifts, providing a guide to the realities of English-language policies in Asia. this book will serve as an excellent reference for students, teachers, and researchers in English-language education policy in Asia.” (Xiaoqin. The English for Everyone English Grammar Guide Practice Book is an essential companion to the English for Everyone English Grammar Guide, a comprehensive reference book that makes even the trickiest grammar rules clear and simple. The Practice Book mirrors the unit-by-unit structure of the Grammar Guide.

        The English language is the primary language of several countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and many of its former colonies, and the United States, and the second language in a number of multilingual countries, including India, Singapore, and the Philippines. Singapore language, phrases and words English is widely spoken in Singapore but you may find it hard to understand some of what’s being said. Many Singaporeans speak what has been dubbed ‘Singlish’ which borrows from the many different languages spoken in Singapore.


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