LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT IN THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN GOSTIVAR, MACEDONIA

Merita Banjica

Abstract


Contact languages are highly needed for individuals communicating with each other in each of the daily activities of life and to ensure vital existence living in multicultural-multilingual cities and states. Foreign languages particularly the native one, should be enabled for all individuals to learn while attending formal education because there it can teach according to the standard norms of all the foreign languages the natives and European languages. Each individual who is born and is developed in a multicultural community should use the same opportunity to develop skills such in a multilingual communication from processing benefit individually with the selection of the country's foreign language as an elective subject. Everything learned in childhood is beneficial for the future. This paper aims to illuminate the development of the languages in Gostivar and their institutionalisation within the educational institutions, where there are Albanians, Turks and Macedonians. Not every language has had the same fate, to be institutionalized on time. Languages in the 21st century are necessary for all individuals, that live in a multicultural social society. In this research were involved 70 students of VIII grade in elementary school, four principals and 30 language teachers, in total 104 surveyed from all communities of the city of Gostivar. All the data were collected, interpreted in tables and graphs were analyzed up to the findings, which reflected the conclusions and the recommendations. However, due to the limitations that our work imposes we will not be able to present all the reflected results. 

 

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socio-linguistic communities, multilingualism, education, plurilingual, plurilingualism

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