|Publisher:||Taylor and Francis|
|Description:||Asian Englishes seeks to publish the best papers dealing with various issues involved in the diffusion of English and its diversification in Asia and the Pacific. It aims to promote better understanding of the nature of English and the role which it plays in the linguistic repertoire of those who live and work in Asia, both intra- and internationally, and in spoken and written form. The journal particularly highlights such themes as:
Varieties of English in Asia – Including their divergence & convergence (phonetics, phonology, prosody, vocabulary, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse, rhetoric) Theories and methods of promoting effective teaching of English and testing of English proficiency English as a language of international and intercultural communication in Asia English-language journalism, literature, and other media Social roles and functions of English in Asian countries Multicultural English and mutual intelligibility Language policy and language planning Impact of English on other Asian languages English-knowing bi- and multilingualism English-medium education Relevance of new paradigms, such as English as a Lingua Franca, to Asian contexts. The depth of penetration, use in various domains, and future direction of English in (the development of) Asian Societies.