AN APPRAISAL OF THE PLACE OF AFRICAN CULTURES IN ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE CURRICULAR REFORMS FROM INDEPENDENCE TO DEMOCRACY IN BENIN REPUBLIC

Flavien Dossou Lanmantchion

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This paper examines the value granted to African cultures by different curricular reforms in Benin Republic from the early Independence EFL curricula to those of the period of democracy. Using a documentation review, the study reveals a neglect of African cultural aesthetics in EFL curricular reforms. School, as well as home, should promote the values and norms of learners’ native cultures

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