The Sociopolitics of English Language Teaching Edited by: Joan Kelly Hall, William Eggington

Format:
Paperback - 272 pages
Related Formats:
Hardback 
ISBN:
9781853594366
Published:
03 Mar 2000
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
210 x 148
Availability:
Available

Summary

The sociopolitical dimensions of English language teaching are central to the English language professional. These dimensions include language policies, cultural expectations, and the societal roles of languages. This book aims to present these issues to practicing and aspiring teachers in order to raise awareness of the sociopolitical nature of English language teaching.

Author Biography:

Joan Kelly Hall is Professor of Applied Linguistics in the Department of Applied Linguistics at Pennsylvania State University.

Paul Bruthiaux, Dwight Atkinson, William G. Eggington, William Grabe and Vaidehi Ramanathan conducted their doctoral research at the University of Southern California in the 1980s and 1990s, with Robert B. Kaplan playing a significant role in their development as applied linguists. Now they have joined forces to co-edit a collection of essays and research papers that review current trends across the spectrum of applied linguistics and discuss their implications for the future the field.





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