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TitleThe language factor in mathematics education
AuthorBakalevu, Salanieta Leiloma
SubjectMathematics|Study and teaching|Fiji
Language and education|Fiji
Interdisciplinary approach in education|Fiji
AbstractLanguage 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.
Volume/YearDirections: Journal of Educational Studies no.41, vol.21, no.2, 1999
Collationp. 59-68 ;
Notes• Bibliography: p 68.
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