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LINGUIST List 22.653

Tue Feb 08 2011

Books: Applied Ling/Lang Acquisition/Socioling: Feng (Ed)

Editor for this issue: Fatemeh Abdollahi <fatemehlinguistlist.org>


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        1.     Elinor Robertson , English Language Education Across Greater China: Feng (Ed)

Message 1: English Language Education Across Greater China: Feng (Ed)
Date: 01-Feb-2011
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: English Language Education Across Greater China: Feng (Ed)
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Title: English Language Education Across Greater China
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Published: 2011
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847693495

Editor: Anwei Feng
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847693501 Pages: 304 Price: U.S. $ 159.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847693501 Pages: 304 Price: U.K. £ 89.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847693495 Pages: 304 Price: U.K. £ 29.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847693495 Pages: 304 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

This volume is the first to offer a comprehensive and, at the same time,
in-depth examination of the spread of English and English language
education across Greater China. It consists of two parts.

Part 1 presents rich sociolinguistic data for easy comparisons between
mainland China, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao, while Part 2
explores in depth the phenomena inside mainland China to provide
contrastive analysis of English language use and education in economically
booming areas such as Shanghai and Guangdong and underdeveloped regions
like Xinjiang and Yunnan. With the descriptive, comparative and analytical
accounts of different territories ranging from nation-states to small
villages in remote areas, theories on the spread of English, second/third
language acquisition and identity are challenged with new concepts proposed
and established.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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