|Is EYL taught
as an official part of the curriculum in public sector primary
|At what age
do students begin EYL?
significant changes in teaching EYL taken place since 1980?
any widespread teaching of English before the official starting
age for compulsory EYL?
hours a week/school year are officially allocated for EYL?
hours per year (approximately) = 4-6 x 30minute
sessions per week x 20 working weeks
EYL teachers and students are there in the public education system?
Over 20,000,000 students
the EYL teaching?
The class teacher (40%)
A specialist teacher working in a single
Someone who is not a qualified teacher but
who knows English and who works in several
(Remainder not stated)
|Who is eligible
to teach EYL in the public education system?
established primary teacher who has passed a
local test in English
are schools able to recruit enough EYL teachers?
guidelines exist for EYL teaching?
is a fairly detailed outline of suitable content
and a teacher's manual
|Do EYL teaching
materials have to be approved?
is only one approved book and this is published
specially for schools in the region
are typically used?
Original materials devised by teachers themselves
Locally published coursebooks
foreign languages are taught at primary level?
|Are any changes
in the provision of EYL planned or anticipated?