Bangladesh is my Motherland: A case study of Bengali and English language development and use among ·a group of Bengali pupils in Britain

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This paper is based on a term’s research undertaken for a Diploma in Education (with Special Reference to the Role of Language in Education). I spent a term at a comprehensive school, working with Year 11 Bengali pupils (i.e. 15- to 16- year-olds) and interviewing groups of them about their use of Bengali and English.

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