What kind of language services should public authorities provide to minority ethnic groups: the case of Bangladeshis in London

Hashem, F. and Aspinall, P.J. (2010) What kind of language services should public authorities provide to minority ethnic groups: the case of Bangladeshis in London. Nuffield Foundation / Centre for Health Services Studies (Full text available)

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Abstract

A key objective of this report is to understand what the main motivations for minority ethnic groups are (in this case Bangladeshis in London) for learning English. This study investigates the levels of English attained pre-migration and explores the learning pathways of Bangladeshis in acquiring English after arrival in the UK. It also helps to identify whether ESOL services adequately meet local need and whether the learning requirements of this group are addressed in relation to range and type of provision, and in terms of culturally competent services needed for participation.

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2012 09:03
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2013 15:06
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/29756 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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