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The Step-Tongue: Childrens English in Singapore (Multilingual Matters, 101) Anthea Fraser Gupta

The Step-Tongue: Childrens English in Singapore (Multilingual Matters, 101)

Anthea Fraser Gupta

Published June 1st 1994
ISBN : 9781853592294
Paperback
229 pages
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In Singapore, multilingualism is the norm, and English (often the local variety) is widely acquired and used. This book examines the social and historical context of childrens English in Singapore, and traces the development of four SingaporeanMoreIn Singapore, multilingualism is the norm, and English (often the local variety) is widely acquired and used. This book examines the social and historical context of childrens English in Singapore, and traces the development of four Singaporean children who have English as a native language. The implications for education and speech therapy are discussed.