Bilingualism and National Development by Gary M. Jones and A. Conrad K. Ozóg (Editors)

By Gary M. Jones and A. Conrad K. Ozóg (Editors)

In response to a convention held in Brunei in December in 1991 on bilingualism and nationwide improvement, this publication gains papers from diversified elements of the globe, and from either the constructed and constructing international. They express how enormously the function of bilingualism varies within the improvement of the state.

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Many of the 'others' are of so-called Proto-Malay provenance but, as Gaudart (1987) suggests, it is probably inaccurate to classify them as Malay since, not being all Muslims, they do not fit the constitutional definition of a Malay, and since there are indications that they themselves feel a minority group rather than part of some overall Malay constituency. As noted above, Malay is official in Malaysia but the position of English remains strong. It is, in part at least, because of the large non-Malay population that this is so, and it is also among this group that resistance to official Malay has occurred.

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