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Curricular Duality Can Be Managed
In a new article, V. Prakash of India points out that rural and urban students often take a very different view of the relative importance of second-language study. Paraphrasing, the inward looking rural students see the requirement; the urban students' outward world view lets them see the opportunity. Prakash argues that the teacher can build a curriculum that serves both perspectives and offers some structural factors. -Ed.

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franka - Jul 30, 2008, 4:00 PM
A very interesting perspectives that illustrates some key differences from ESL in the USA, where most students fall automatically into Prof. Prakash's "urban" group.
vprakash - Jun 20, 2009, 5:04 AM
If the perspectives benefit the practitioners, the aim is achieved. Thanks. Prof.V.P. [LINK]

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