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Title: Becoming Bilingual: Factors influencing the English language proficiency of Libyan Arabic-Speaking Children in Manchester
Author: Abuarrosh, Khadejah Kosarich
ISNI:       0000 0001 3392 6115
Awarding Body: University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 1996
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The main objective of the present study has been to investigate the English language proficiency of the Libyan children in Manchester, specifically, the factors that have influenced its development, factors such as age, length of residence, attitudes towards learning English, parental encouragement, participation in ESL classes and adjustment to the British school. It has also sought to examine the educational situation of the Libyan children including their preference for the current dual school situation or the establishment of a full-time Libyan school, as well as the educational and social problems that have occurred as a result of the dual school situation.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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