2021
DOI: 10.1080/13670050.2021.1899123
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Amy Lightfoot, Anusha Balasubramanian, Ianthi Tsimpli, Lina Mukhopadhyay, Jeanine Treffers-Daller

Abstract: India's linguistic diversity is reflected in classrooms across the country, where multiple languages are used by teachers and learners to negotiate meaning and instructiona multilingual, multicultural student body is the norm, whether in urban or rural contexts. This study documents teaching practices in English language and maths lessons in Delhi and Hyderabad, with a specific focus on language use. The findings from 104 classroom observations allow us to profile multilingual practices used in schools with di…

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