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Title: Is EFL a Modern Trojan Horse?
Author: Niu Qiang
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Institution: University of Wisconsin Madison
Author: Martin Wolff
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Institution: Xinyang Agricultural College
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Subject Language: English
Abstract: Teaching and learning English as a foreign language: an adverse perspective. In China English is viewed as the 'gatekeeper' to higher education, employment, economic prosperity and social status. Is Chinese, as a result, drowning in the sea of English?


This article appears IN English Today Vol. 21, Issue 4, which you can READ on Cambridge's site or on LINGUIST .

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