Publication details [#56712]

Auleear Owodally, Ambarin Mooznah. 2012. Juggling languages: A case study of preschool teachers' language choices and practices in Mauritius. The International Journal of Multilingualism 9 (3) : 235–256.
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Language as a subject
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In Mauritius' ex-colonial multilingual context, with vague language policies, preschool teachers juggle emotional, educational and social concerns via their language choices and practices, adopting French as dominant language with switches to Creole, English and the oriental languages, whereas the majority of children use Mauritian Creole as home language.