Teaching children the Russian language in China

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English is the medium of instruction. From Grade 4 onwards, English is the default language of learning and teaching, except for a minority of schools in which Afrikaans is used. In the francophone states of Africa, education has typically been in French only. This section does not cite any sources. Every public school uses Brazilian Portuguese as the medium of instruction, but no law prohibits the use of other languages in private schools. Public schools also have mandatory English and Spanish but only once or twice a week. American Indian languages are used as well.

The Cherokee Nation instigated a 10-year language preservation plan that involved growing new fluent speakers of the Cherokee language from childhood on up through school immersion programs as well as a collaborative community effort to continue to use the language at home. In Azerbaijan, Azeri is the main language of instruction. Instruction in Russian and to a lesser extent in English at both secondary and postsecondary level is also offered in some educational institutions. In Bangladesh, Bengali and English are used as mediums of instruction. In universities, the medium of education is mainly English. Standard Chinese is used as the medium of instruction in most schools.

In Georgia, most schools conduct education in Georgian. The number of Azerbaijani schools is being reduced. In Hong Kong which was a British colony until 1997, either English or Cantonese is the medium in most schools at the primary and secondary level. EMI schools adopt English as the medium of instruction for almost all classes.

CMI schools generally adopt Cantonese as the medium of instruction, but a significant number of CMI schools use English for high school courses. In Israel, Hebrew is the medium in most schools, and Arabic is the medium in elementary and secondary schools for the Arab minority. Hebrew is used almost exclusively at the tertiary level. In India, the medium of instruction varies among English, Hindi and the respective states’ official languages. However, the medium of instruction in colleges and universities is always either English or a regional language.

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