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LINGUIST List 20.215

Fri Jan 23 2009

Books: Applied Ling/Socioling: Sharifian (Ed)

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        1.    Elinor Robertson, English as an International Language: Sharifian (Ed)


Message 1: English as an International Language: Sharifian (Ed)
Date: 21-Jan-2009
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: English as an International Language: Sharifian (Ed)
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Title: English as an International Language
Subtitle: Perspectives and Pedagogical Issues
Series Title: New Perspectives on Language and Education
Published: 2009
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847691224

Editor: Farzad Sharifian
Hardback: ISBN: 1847691218 9781847691217 Pages: 240 Price: U.S. $ 139.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1847691218 9781847691217 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1847691226 9781847691224 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 27.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1847691226 9781847691224 Pages: 240 Price: U.S. $ 54.95
Abstract:

The rapid global spread of the English language has serious linguistic,
ideological, socio-cultural, political, and pedagogical implications as it
creates both positive interactions and negative tensions between global and
local forces. Accordingly, debate about issues such as the
native/non-native divide, the politics of an international language,
communication in a Lingua Franca, the choice of a model for ELT, and the
link between English and identity(ies) has stimulated scholarly inquiry in
an unprecedented way. The chapters in this volume revisit, challenge, and
expand upon established arguments and positions regarding the politics,
policies, pedagogies, and practices of English as an international
language, as well as its sociolinguistic and socio-psychological complexities.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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