Mother Tongue Research Paper

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Mother Tongue as Medium of Instruction

Language is an integral part of daily living. It exists every day and utilize for communication. Thus, on instruction it assumes a paramount part on teaching-learning procedure. There are 181 languages existing in our country (Lewis, Simons, & Fennig, 2013). Furthermore, due to that it is a challenge to execute a language policy in our country. Until a clinched alongside in 1974 and 1987, the use of Filipino and English is implemented as language of instructions to be used in teaching (Burton, 2013). Yet concerning in the Education policy in the Philippines that proceeds to grow, the Department of Education (DepEd) set out a request about the use of mother tongue- base multilingual
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