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Spencer, Brenda and Joseph Mwelwa. 2013. A bilingual (Bemba/English) teaching resource: Realising agency from below through teaching materials designed to challenge the hegemony of English. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 44 (3) : 51–68.
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Language as a subject
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This paper shows the potential of Zambian bilingual teaching materials to reintroduce (and revalue) local languages and cultures in a (monolingual) language-in-education policy system and teaching contexts where English retains hegemonic power.