Bilingual Educationat Sudanese Universities: Exploring Effectiveness and Implications by Ishraga Bashir Mohammed Elhassan English Department, Faculty of Arts Al-Neelain University

Ishraga Bashir

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The aim of this study is to identify the fundamental principles underpinning the effectiveness of bilingual education at universities. The study highlights the implemented language planning activities in three private universities and three Government universities. Also the study reports on the advantages and disadvantages of monolingual education, Arabic-medium and English-medium universities. The reveals that the attitude of most of the students and their faculty members were in favor of using a mixer of Arabic/English instructions. The researcher recommends that policy makers and educationists in Sudan should nurture Bilingualism or even multilingualism and to develop programmes that enhance bilingual education.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22158/sll.v1n1p9

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