Education: Bilingualism / ESL

  • Work, Learning and Transnational Migration: Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates book cover

    Work, Learning and Transnational Migration

    Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shibao Guo

    As the globalisation of migration intensifies, many countries have joined the international competition for the most talented, skilful, and resourceful workers. More recently, migration has shifted from international to transnational, characterised by its multiple and circular flows across…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Critical Turn in Language and Intercultural Communication Pedagogy: Theory, Research and Practice book cover

    The Critical Turn in Language and Intercultural Communication Pedagogy

    Theory, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Dasli, Adriana Raquel Díaz

    This edited research volume explores the development of what can be described as the ‘critical turn’ in intercultural communication pedagogy, with a particular focus on modern/foreign language education. The main aim is to trace the realisations of this critical turn against a background of unequal…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Aviation English: A lingua franca for pilots and air traffic controllers book cover

    Aviation English

    A lingua franca for pilots and air traffic controllers, 1st Edition

    By Dominique Estival, Candace Farris, Brett Molesworth

    Aviation English investigates the key issues related to the use of English for the purpose of communication in aviation and analyses the current research on language training, testing and assessment in the area of Aviation English. Based on a series of recent empirical studies in aviation…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes

  • English Education at the Tertiary Level in Asia: From Policy to Practice book cover

    English Education at the Tertiary Level in Asia

    From Policy to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eun Sung Park, Bernard Spolsky

    This is the third volume of a trilogy on English Language education in Asia within the Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education. Put together by editors and contributors selected by Asia TEFL, this book provides a timely and critical review of the current trends in tertiary level English…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • English-Medium Instruction in Chinese Universities: Perspectives, discourse and evaluation book cover

    English-Medium Instruction in Chinese Universities

    Perspectives, discourse and evaluation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jing Zhao, L. Quentin Dixon

    This edited book is about the rationale, practice and classroom implementation of English-medium instruction courses in Chinese universities. It specifically focuses on classroom discourse analysis across different disciplines and settings. The main themes of this book are: describing the state…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Teacher Agency and Policy Response in English Language Teaching book cover

    Teacher Agency and Policy Response in English Language Teaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick C. L. Ng, Esther F. Boucher-Yip

    The role of English in the global arena has prompted official language-in-education policy makers to adopt language education policies to enable its citizens to be proficient in English and to access knowledge. Local educational contexts in different countries have implemented English education in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources book cover

    Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Nichols, Collette Snowden

    Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources explores how languages and literacies are implicated in the complex relationship between place and mobility. It is a book that represents the next wave in literacy studies in which theories of mobility, networking and globalisation have…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Policy Discourses in Malaysian Education: A nation in the making book cover

    Policy Discourses in Malaysian Education

    A nation in the making, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suseela Malakolunthu, Nagappan C. Rengasamy

    Since independence in 1957, Malaysia has become a globally-recognised industrial trading partner. With a 60% Muslim population, it also enjoys the reputation of being a moderate and peaceful nation. However, with just a short time left to realising its Vision 2020 of developed nationhood, the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Intercultural Language Research and Teaching: Exploring Learners’ Understandings of Texts from Other Cultures book cover

    New Perspectives on Intercultural Language Research and Teaching

    Exploring Learners’ Understandings of Texts from Other Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Melina Porto, Michael Byram

    Illustrated by an empirical study of English as a Foreign Language reading in Argentina, this book argues for a different approach to the theoretical rationales and methodological designs typically used to investigate cultural understanding in reading, in particular foreign language reading. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Transnational Education Crossing ‘Asia’ and ‘the West’: Adjusted desire, transformative mediocrity and neo-colonial disguise book cover

    Transnational Education Crossing ‘Asia’ and ‘the West’

    Adjusted desire, transformative mediocrity and neo-colonial disguise, 1st Edition

    By Le-Ha Phan

    In this book, Phan Le-Ha identifies and discusses four growing self-sustained/sustaining fundamental phenomena in transnational education (TNE), namely (1) the planned, evolving and transformative mediocrity behind the endorsement of English-medium education legitimized by the interactive Asia-the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Language, Ideology and Education: The politics of textbooks in language education book cover

    Language, Ideology and Education

    The politics of textbooks in language education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen, Csilla Weninger

    This book examines the role textbooks play in the teaching of dominant and non-dominant (first and foreign) languages in a range of cultural contexts worldwide. Each chapter addresses important issues related to what constitutes "legitimate knowledge", the politics of learning materials, global…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context: A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti book cover

    Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti, 1st Edition

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

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