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Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove. 1980. Semilingualism and the education of migrant children as a means of reproducing the caste of assembly line workers. Tijdschrift van de Vrije Universiteit Brussel 21 (2) : 100–136.
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Semilingualism is said to be produced in a situation where minority children from working class homes are forced to accept instruction through the medium of a foreign majority language, and where their own mother tongue has a low prestige.