Singular Pluralities in multilingual society

Globalization requires no more isolation of languages in a society because through other languages people can merit much suitable knowledge for further development. Acknowledgement of diversity in a society and in education is a sign of responsibility for educators and is a sign of success for a diverse society In the context of the world practice, education becomes dynamic since that global practice diversity cannot be viewed as an obstacle or a problem (Martyniuk, 2011, p. 7). Nazarbayev (2007) suggested staged implementation of the cultural project titled ‘Trilingual unity’. Similarly   creation of Assembly of Peoples of Kazakhstan organization opened equal conditions for learning and teaching other languages except the state one. Other languages are presented as a resource and right meticulously acknowledging minorities as a part of the organization or education (Ruiz, 1984, as cited in Reccento, 2006). On the basis of the non- governmental organization there were opened  Sunday schools at every region of Kazakhstan  symbolizing  respect towards ‘the singular purities in multilingual society’. (Garcia & Sylvan, 2011, pp.390-39).); According to Wellner (2000, as cited in Lingren, 2005)  gender, race, age, ethnicity, national origins, or sexual orientation can be conceptualized as diversity.  Education institutions play important driving role in uniting nations within a country. If he or she with diverse ideas in education or at work   treats  growing diversity as a precious asset and as a valuable resource, then minority community members can be protected from being marginalized culturally, linguistically. and ethnically (Martyniuk, 2011, p. 3). Overall, integration and accumulation of other languages and cultures inside a singular person will promote unity and harmony in multiethnic society.

References:

Garcia,O., and Sylvan, C.E. (2011). Pedagogies and practices in multilingual classrooms: Singularities in Pluralities. The Modern Language Journal,95,  385-400. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-4781.2011.01208.x0026-7902/11/

Lindgren, J. (2005). Conceptualizing diversity in empirical terms. Yale Law and Policy Review,23,1, 5-13. Retrieved from Jstor.org

Martyniuk,W. (2011). In support of plurilingual people living in multilingual societies:Policies and frameworks of European language Education. Cahiers de l’’ ILOB,2,1-17. Retrieved from April 5, 2016, https://moodle.nu.edu.kz/pluginfile.php/198652/mod_resource/content/1/In%20support%20of%20plurilingual%20people.pdf

Nazarbayev, N. (2007) “The Message of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev to the people of Kazakhstan” New Kazakhstan in the new world, Astana

Recento,T. (Ed). (2006). An Introduction to Language Policy: Theory and Method. USA:Blachwell Publishng.

 

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One thought on “Singular Pluralities in multilingual society

  1. Thank for your post. I agree with you that teachers have reponsibility for teaching diverse students. But what do you think about how policy makers should respond diversity in the classroom?

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