Datapoint Creolese/Domains of use: school

Standard English is the language of government and education, and the use of Creolese is strongly discouraged in these settings. However, according to some teachers and even a member of the Ministry of Education, interviewed during the Holbrook & Holbrook survey, "many students, especially in the early grades, will not understand what is being taught unless it is taught in Creolese" (2002: 18).



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