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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2022, 5(6); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2022.050613.

English use policy and additional support for bilingual learners in Singapore


Yu An

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Yu An

Xi'an Eurasia University, Xi'an, Shannxi, 710065, China


The aim of this essay is to describe and critically review the English Use policy in Singapore towards bilingual learners, followed by a case study a Vietnam girl in an English-medium school. The further intention of Singaporean official achieving “English-knowing bilingualism” will be discussed. Additionally, this essay makes recommendations to the teaching and learning methods adopted by the bilingual school in Singapore to the diagnosis and support of SEN students. In this essay, SEN students in Singapore will be focused on bilingual learners causing concern. The aim of this essay is to give a critical review of the English Use policy in Singapore and give some suggestions towards the practice in Singapore and other Asian countries for those bilingual learners causing concern.


Medium of instruction, English language, Bilingualism

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Yu An. English use policy and additional support for bilingual learners in Singapore. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 6: 67-70. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2022.050613.


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