< Peter Harvey < John Stone. Scroll down here to understand a bit of where John and his English-Speaking Parents’ Association of Catalonia are coming from (sorry, Dryden). It’s difficult to imagine how the Catalan Education Act could be amended to enable Catalan-English programmes when one of its principal goals was to erect another obstacle to Spanish-Catalan dual-language education. We shall see presently what the PP has in store for us – not very much, judging by the fudging in their manifesto and on their record during the Aznar years.
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Being a naive progressive, my opposition to the illegal policy of compulsory Catalan language immersion has always been based on appeals
- “Education for the Citizenship”: deliberately poor translation from the Valencian government?
CASE SOLVED: IN DECEMBER 2008 THE VALENCIAN GOVERNMENT STOPPED GIVING THIS SUBJECT IN ENGLISH Just seen on CNN+, a Valencian teacher teaching
- Political mood music
Amusing that the Catalan-Spanish bilingualists of Ciutadans-Partit de la Ciutadania rounded off their congress with a song in English, which one
- Montilla and Spanish
If José Montilla believes for anything more than electoral purposes that “it is impossible to understand Catalan culture without Spanish”, then
- How regional language policy in Spain is pissing off foreign investors
Here’s most of the second half of an article dealing with the Air Berlin affair in the Süddeutsche Zeitung, a MOR