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The Cypriot Dialect in the Greek Language Lesson: Its Effects on Adolescent Students’ Learning, Identity Construction and Critical Thinking

@inproceedings{Constantinou2013TheCD,
  title={The Cypriot Dialect in the Greek Language Lesson: Its Effects on Adolescent Students’ Learning, Identity Construction and Critical Thinking},
  author={Elena Constantinou},
  year={2013}
}
This research study examined the effects of Greek Cypriot Dialect (GCD) on bidialectal Greek Cypriot (GC) students in the context of Modern Greek Language (MGL) lessons at Lyceum B level. GCD is the native variety and students’ mother tongue whereas MGL is the standard and target variety. This study aimed to inform opinion on the use and the role of GCD in the MGL lesson, the influence of attitudes towards GCD on students’ identity construction, and whether the use or suppression of GCD in… Expand
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