Education and creole English in the West Indies: Some sociolinguistic factors

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1971
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Cambridge University Press
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The countries of the English-speaking Caribbean face social and educational problems directly attributable to the fact that forms of English Creole speech are the everyday language of the majority of their populations. This paper identifies the sociolinguistic phenomena produced as a result of this language situation, and discusses the consequences for language teaching
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Conference on Pidginization and Creolization of Languages, Mona, Jamaica, Apr. 1968
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