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Plessis, Theo Du and Eustard Tibategeza. 2012. Language-in-education policy development in Tanzania: An overview. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 43 (2) : 184–201.
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Language as a subject
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This paper deals with Tanzanian language-in-education policy development in terms of the sociolinguistic framework of bilingual education. Despite the adoption of widespread Kiswahili as an official (and unifying) language, English still remains the only post-primary language of instruction given its global prestige.