Disadvantages of Bilingual Education

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The writer is of opinion that unsuccessful attempt at integration into society. I agreed what author’s says. In my own opinion, if the school really having bilingual education, the student that immigrate from others country may not able to communicate within each other. The teacher may have the difficulties to teach the student from overseas. For example, if the student emigrate from France to England. The student may not understand the class with Spanish word or education. This will lead to the student who not willing to attend the class as he will think that the class is very hard to him.

The author says that drop out rate in various schools across North America has reduced significantly. In my own opinion, I have agreed what author’s says. The result of the school have drop out the school rate because student have to study in two different languages. Two different languages may be making the student confuse although they are studying a same subject. For example, In Malaysia, Government has come out with an idea where study mathematics in two different language such as English and Mandarin for primary school. I think that government should not conduct bilingual education for primary or secondary student as this will make them more stressful.

According to the author, bilingual language requires a number of trained teachers who are proficient in both English and their native language. I agreed the author reason. In my own opinion, nowadays, there is really lack of teachers in school. If government really conducts bilingual education, the teachers in school may feel stress where they need to teach same subject in two different languages. So that, government should be provide training to teacher who teach two languages in the same subject. The teachers also may have the problem in teaching the student. The teachers may have to spend more time to explain to the student and communicate with them.

In the view of the writer, there is a dearth of...
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