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Keep English language as medium of instruction in schools – K.B Asante

Comment: Re: Keep English language as medium of instruction

Author:
Sankofa
Date:
2017-03-09 00:14:07
Comment to:
Keep English language as medium of instruction in


Our local languages should be the medium of instruction in our schools.

The use of English as official language and medium of instruction is a historical accident, a hangover from the colonial era.

We need to take pride in what is our own and develop our indigenous languages. We can still learn English as a foreign language for international communication.

It is very sad that middle-class Ghanaian children are being brought up speaking English at home. Some cannot even speak their mother tongues or indigenous languages.

Most of us Ghanaians do not speak English, and those who speak it do not speak it particularly well.

Let us adopt one of our indigenous languages as our official language, and encourage literacy in all of them.

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01-25 11:15
 
 
 
Re: Keep English language as medium of instruction
Sankofa
03-09 00:14