Understanding bilingual education: an overview of key notions in the literature and the implications for Chinese university EFL education

  title={Understanding bilingual education: an overview of key notions in the literature and the implications for Chinese university EFL education},
  author={Wang Ping},
  journal={Cambridge Journal of Education},
  pages={102 - 85}
  • Wang Ping
  • Published 2 January 2017
  • Linguistics
  • Cambridge Journal of Education
Abstract This article starts with a review of definitions of bilingualism. It then discusses the definition of bilingual education with its focus on the analysis of bilingual competence. It is subsequently suggested that a theoretical hard nut to be cracked in today’s bilingual research is to establish the scope of discussion of bilingualism models meeting the specific needs in a specific context instead of simple acceptance of the current EFL teaching models learned from other countries or… 

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