Philosophy on bilingual education: Sociocultural competence and Identity


  • Aleksandra A. Sulik Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University



philosophy on bilingual education, bilingualism, learning foreign languages, sociocultural competence, identity


In this article the author views philosophy questions of language and identity on bilingual education. There are two philosophies of bilingual education: maintenance and transitional, which influence on the way of learning foreign language and, as a result, on a person’s development in society — awareness of human identity. The author describes functions and structures of a bilinguism, a sociocultural competence, a language and an identity and says that learning languages and personality formation are connected. So that way what language and how we learning it define us in society.


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How to Cite

Sulik, A. A. (2020). Philosophy on bilingual education: Sociocultural competence and Identity. Educational Dimension, 54(2), 198–212.



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