Brief introduction to the reasons why preliminary research is needed and the people who are best equipped to do it.
Goals, objectives and other features of MTB MLE research in non-dominant language communities
Template for documenting information used for planning and evaluating MTB MLE programs
Template for documenting baseline information to assess progress of MTB MLE programs
Template with questions that local researchers can use to understand and document the attitudes of community members towards their own and other languages.
Template for documenting the ways that the L1 is (or is not) used in the local community before a MTB MLE program is initiated; can be used as the basis for assessing progress
Suggested components for a pre-test to assess young children’s familiarity with oral and written L1 and L2.
Example of pre-test to assess reading ability in English; can be adapted for other languages