My grandson is a perfect example: his mother speaks to him in her mother tongue, korean, his father speaks hebrew, his mother tongue to him and the child has an english environment at home because his parents speak to each other in english and of course, i speak to him in english. If they learn to read their mother tongue first, and then learn english, they learn both languages much better this is just about teaching english it can be imagined that teaching maths or science or history through english would be even more disastrous kids end up learning by rote, not understanding a thing. Mother tongue vs english in early education by learning curve | may 20, 2014 when pinky, a saora tribal girl from tumulo village in gajapati district of odisha, was born, her parents were happy.
Ideally, we should have a blend of english and mother tongue, where the parents teach the kids in mother tongue and schools teach in english with some sort of a bridge facilitated by both of them 926k views view 58 upvoters view sharers answer requested by abhisek manikonda. Mother-tongue instruction or mother-tongue medium instruction refers to the use of the learner’s mother tongue as a medium of instruction (unesco, 2003, p 14. Mother tongue is usually reffered to the first language a person is taught, however i think tans use of the word mother tongue is much more intimate in a sense that she feels that her english or her mother tongue is unique to her, and that the variation of english she speaks to her mother is her mother tongue.
English vs the mother tongue via the times of india the national council of education research and training lists a few guidelines on desired outcomes for children learning english as a second language in classes i and ii. Physicians who read in their mother tongue scored significantly higher than those who read in english, with a median (iqr) of 4 (3-6) vs 3 (2-4) (p =01) conclusion: the medium (paper vs screen) did not influence the ability of family physicians to retain medical information. Medium of instruction: mother tongue vs english- active gd india is a country with too many languages with some being state specific and others national english has now become sort of our national language, a connecting language for the whole india. Native comes from the word 'born' - so native speaker means that you were 'born' hearing and then speaking that language from birth mother tongue means that you have learnt that language from you mother from birth. My first language was spanish because my mother is from spain but english dominated my childhood and while i would say i’m pretty good with spanish, english is my best language by far for this reason i still say spanish was my first language but english is my mother-tongue/native language.
English 1a april 30, 2012 mother tongue vs public and private language english is a common language, but it is one of the biggest obstacles for immigrants most immigrants believe that learning new language is very difficult. World english vs world englishes vs global englishes the notions of world english and world englishes are far from similar, although the terms are often mistakenly accord themselves – at least the same english language rights as those claimed by mother-tongue speakers. Structure in “mother tongue” by amy tan every piece of literature, whether it’s an epic novel or a haiku, has some sort of structure –which is simply the organization of the material tip #3: even though “mother tongue” is a short story, analyze its plot or progression. In gujarat, the rss has blocked teaching of english in government schools till class 5, by when it is too late. “the origin of the term mother tongue harks back to the notion that linguistic skills of a child are honed by the mother and therefore the language spoken by the mother would be the primary language that the child would learn” however, this type of culture-specific notion is a misnomer.
- mother tongue and language use in family and society “mother tongue”, by amy tan and “language use in family and society”, by lee thomas and linh cao, are two examples of how language is important in communication, even if the members of the family may be speaking a language other than english. Mother tongue should be employed in the teaching of mathematics at primary schools level in order to internalise mathematics language and make the pupils mathematics friendly at their tender age keywords: assessments evaluation, mother tongue, mathematical language, primary , spatial. First language vs mother tongue i'd like to ask everybody's opinion about 'mother tongue' and 'first language' according to my copy of oxford advanced learners, mother tongue and first language both refer to the language you acquire as a child and are most fluent in.
As the number of english first-language speakers is only the fourth highest of all the language groups in south africa, it follows that the majority of children in the country are taught in a language that is not their mother-tongue. A first language, native language, or mother/father/parent tongue (also known as arterial language or l1) is a language that a person has been exposed to from birth or within the critical period in some countries, the term native language or mother tongue refers to the language of one's ethnic group rather than one's first language [2. This statistic shows the most spoken languages in the world 1,500 million people worldwide speak english, of whom only 375 million are native speakers but they use english, specifically.
Analysis of the influence of mother tongue on students’ performance in english in kcse in public day secondary schools in gatundu district, kiambu county, kenya however, unlike english, mother tongue languages were not anchored into the school curriculum (ministry of education, 2012. Mother tongue is a traditional term for a person's native language—that is, a language learned from birth also called a first language, dominant language, home language, and native tongue (although these terms are not necessarily synonymous) contemporary linguists and educators commonly use the term l1 to refer to a first or native language (the mother tongue), and the term l2 to refer to. The main idea of amy tan's mother tongue is the limitations that imperfect english can impose in society and the richness that such english can bring to writing tan elaborates this idea by scrutinizing her mother's language, her own use of english and society's response to different people's english usage. Speaks his mother tongue primarily and the english language secondarily aside other ways of learning a foreign language, the formal classroom situation is the most visible form of learning english language in nigeria.