Chinese Ethnic Minorities and Bilingual Education: Progress and Problems
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In The China Educational Development Yearbook, Volume 1 | ISBN: 9789004171787

There are 55 ethnic minority groups in China. Apart from the Hui and the Man, who speak Chinese, over 80 ethnic languages are spoken; thus, bilingual and multilingual education is necessary in some areas. Over 10,000 primary and middle schools offer bilingual education programs, through which 29 ethnic languages are taugh…

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Teng, Xing and Hai, Lu, “Chinese Ethnic Minorities and Bilingual Education: Progress and Problems”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 21 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004171787_016>



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