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Wed Nov 02 2011

FYI: English as an International Language 2011 Lecture

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Message 1: English as an International Language 2011 Lecture
Date: 02-Nov-2011
From: Sandra Kelly <sandra.kelly24yahoo.com>
Subject: English as an International Language 2011 Lecture
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The EIL 2011 Lecture is available online, you can watch it through the
following link''

http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/eil/lecture-2011.php

In this lecture, Professor Sharifian presents an overview of the
paradigm of English as an International Language (EIL). Starting with a
brief historical account of the development of the paradigm and a
demographic account of the spread and the use of the English
language around the globe, he elaborates on the themes that have
emerged as the key topics within the field. These include
renationalization of English, use of English as a lingua franca, politics
of EIL, identity and EIL, attitude towards EIL, ownership of English,
teaching EIL, proficiency in EIL, and native-speakerism. At the end of
the lecture, Professor Kirkpatrick will present a commentary on the EIL
Lecture.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics


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