Values of Language Planners Form the Most Important Basis for Formulating Language Policy
Yu Jin’enSchool of International Culture, South China Normal University, Guanzhou Guangdong 510631
Individual values are the most popular principle directly used to decide what to do by policy deciders.Wu Zhihui, a chief leader of the administration department of the national spoken and written language, advocates that the notational phonetic alphabet is maily used in phonetic notation. His understanding of the national phonetic alphabet basically controlls the trend of language planning policy introducing the national phonetic alphabet. The paper concludes that the values of language planners form the most important basis for formulating language policy.