Title : How Social Dynamics Influence a Developing Country’s Language Planning and Policy

Authors : Nasrin Pervin, Nausheen Saba Siraj

Abstract : Social dynamics of a developing country undergo constant changes because of the demand of economic growth and people’s cater for social mobility. English has become important in all economic activities globally. Bangladesh was a British colony for almost 200 years. The legacy of English education still continues and it has not formulated any language policy, though the policy is to use mother tongue in all affairs of national/state functioning. Violating government rules, innumerable English education institutions operate taking advantage of the absence of government policy. This empirical study investigates unofficially how elements of social dynamics influence its language planning and policy.

Journal : Journal of Education Volume : 100 Year : 2019 Issue : 2
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