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Title English as an international language in Asia : implications for language education / Andy Kirkpatrick, Roland Sussex, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2012


Description 1 online resource
Series Multilingual Education, 2213-3208 ; 1
Multilingual education ; 1. 2213-3208
Contents EDUCATION -- English as an International Language in Asia: Implications for language education / Andy Kirkpatrick -- The Complexities of Re-reversal of Language-in-Education Policy in Malaysia / Saran Kaur Gill -- English in Multicultural and Multilingual Indonesian Education / Fuad Abdul Hamied -- Teaching English as an International Language in Mainland China / Wen Qiufang -- COMMUNICATION & LINGUA FRANCAS -- English as a Medium for Russians to Communicate in Asia / Zoya G. Proshina -- Global vs. Glocal English: Attitudes and Conceptions among Educators, Administrators and Teachers in Eight Asian Countries / Dương Thị Hoàng Oanh -- Lingua Francas as Language Ideologies / Alastair Pennycook -- LANGUAGES & CULTURES IN CONTACT -- Negotiating Indigenous Values with Anglo-American Cultures in ELT in Japan: A Case of EIL Philosophy in the Expanding Circle / Nobuyuki Hino -- Switching in International English / Roland Sussex -- NORMS -- English in South Asia -- Ambinormative Orientations and the Role of Corpora: The State of the Debate in Sri Lanka / Joybrato Mukherjee -- Authenticity of English in Asian Popular Music / Andrew Moody -- A Postscript and a Prolegomenon / Roland Sussex, Andy Kirkpatrick
Summary Even as Anglophone power wanes in Asia, and China and India rise, the role of the English language in the region continues to develop. How are students in Asian nations such as Vietnam, Malaysia and China itself being taught English? This much-needed overview analyzes the differing language education policies of selected countries that also include Indonesia, Japan and Sri Lanka. Noting ASEAN's adoption of English as its sole working language, it traces the influence of globalization on English language education in Asia: in many systems, it pushes local languages off the curriculum and is tau
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed November 14, 2012)
Subject English language -- Study and teaching -- Asia -- Congresses
English language -- Asia -- Congresses
Sciences sociales.
Sciences humaines.
English language.
English language -- Study and teaching.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Kirkpatrick, Andy
Sussex, Roland
ISBN 9789400745780