LINGUIST List 22.4333
Wed Nov 02 2011
FYI: English as an International Language 2011 Lecture
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1. Sandra Kelly ,
English as an International Language 2011 Lecture
Message 1: English as an International Language 2011 Lecture
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 thefollowing link''
In this lecture, Professor Sharifian presents an overview of theparadigm of English as an International Language (EIL). Starting with abrief historical account of the development of the paradigm and ademographic account of the spread and the use of the Englishlanguage around the globe, he elaborates on the themes that haveemerged as the key topics within the field. These includerenationalization of English, use of English as a lingua franca, politicsof EIL, identity and EIL, attitude towards EIL, ownership of English,teaching EIL, proficiency in EIL, and native-speakerism. At the end ofthe lecture, Professor Kirkpatrick will present a commentary on the EILLecture.
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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