Title: The language factor in mathematics education Author: Bakalevu, Salanieta Leiloma
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies no.41, vol.21, no.2, 1999
|Subject: || Mathematics|Study and teaching|Fiji|
Language and education|Fiji
Interdisciplinary approach in education|Fiji
Collation: p. 59-68 ;
Abstract: Language is an important factor in the learning and teaching of mathematics. While for most students a mathematics lesson is generally a language lesson within the mathematics part, the sequence seems more complicated for second-language learners. For many Pacific Islanders, learning in English and Mathematical English creates serous cognitive difficulties. Using appropriate language(s) in context must be a consideration.