Education: Bilingualism / ESL

  • Professional Development of English Language Teachers in Asia: Lessons from Japan and Vietnam book cover

    Professional Development of English Language Teachers in Asia

    Lessons from Japan and Vietnam, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kayoko Hashimoto, Van-Trao Nguyen

    Why has English language proficiency in Japan remained so low in comparison to other Asian countries? Has Vietnam attempted to improve English language teaching because ASEAN has adopted English as its working language? Why do English language teachers struggle with curriculum changes imposed by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • World Englishes: Rethinking Paradigms book cover

    World Englishes

    Rethinking Paradigms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ee Ling Low, Anne Pakir

    In this book, leading scholars in the field of World Englishes (WE) offer fresh perspectives in re-thinking issues on the use of English as a global language in an interconnected world. Established as a legitimate field of study, WE offers a conceptual framework which has influenced scholarship in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • English as a Medium of Instruction in Postcolonial Contexts: Issues of Quality, Equity and Social Justice book cover

    English as a Medium of Instruction in Postcolonial Contexts

    Issues of Quality, Equity and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lizzi O. Milligan, Leon Tikly

    Almost all low- and middle-income postcolonial countries now use English or another dominant language as the medium of instruction for some, if not all, of the basic education cycle. Much of the literature about language-in-education in such countries has focused on the instrumentalist value of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • EIL Education for the Expanding Circle: A Japanese Model book cover

    EIL Education for the Expanding Circle

    A Japanese Model, 1st Edition

    By Nobuyuki Hino

    The teaching of English in the Expanding Circle, traditionally called EFL countries, has long been regarded as having no choice but to follow Inner Circle or Anglo-American norms, both in pedagogy and language models. This situation is in sharp contrast with that of the Outer Circle, or ESL…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Blended Basic Language Courses: Design, Pedagogy, and Implementation book cover

    Blended Basic Language Courses

    Design, Pedagogy, and Implementation, 1st Edition

    By Hope M. Anderson

    Blended Basic Language Courses: Design, Pedagogy, and Implementation examines lower-division blended courses in fifty-two second language programs at U.S. colleges and universities. Drawing upon a large-scale original study of language faculty, instructors, program directors, and students who have…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan: Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia book cover

    The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan

    Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Yoko Kobayashi

    This book seeks a better understanding of the sociocultural and ideological factors that influence English study in Japan and study-abroad contexts such as university-bound high schools, female-dominant English classes at college, ESL schools in Canada, and private or university-affiliated ESL…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • English Medium Instruction Programmes: Perspectives from South East Asian Universities book cover

    English Medium Instruction Programmes

    Perspectives from South East Asian Universities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Barnard, Zuwati Hasim

    This book is an exploration of the desirability and feasibility of English Medium Instruction (EMI) in specific university settings in South East Asia. There is an increasing trend in many universities in Asia, as elsewhere in the world, to introduce ‘international’ academic programmes taught…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research: A practical guide book cover

    Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Hadley

    This volume demystifies the procedures and practical uses of Grounded Theory, a well-established research methodology used around the world today by social scientists, teachers, and qualitative researchers. Intended for graduate students, supervisors, and researchers, it provides readers with the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish: Intercultural competence on the gringo trail? book cover

    A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish

    Intercultural competence on the gringo trail?, 1st Edition

    By Phiona Stanley

    The premise that intercultural contact produces intercultural competence underpins much rationalization of backpacker tourism and in-country language education. However, if insufficiently problematized, pre-existing constructions of cultural 'otherness' may hinder intercultural competence…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Teaching English as an International Language: Implementing, Reviewing, and Re-Envisioning World Englishes in Language Education book cover

    Teaching English as an International Language

    Implementing, Reviewing, and Re-Envisioning World Englishes in Language Education, 1st Edition

    By Roby Marlina

    How do teachers inspire students to learn to appreciate different Englishes? Has anyone tried to teach world Englishes? If so, what do they do and how do they feel about it? Most importantly, do students see the benefits in learning about world Englishes? This book responds to these questions by 1)…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Heritage Language Policies around the World book cover

    Heritage Language Policies around the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne A. Seals, Sheena Shah

    Heritage language policies define the context in which heritage languages are maintained or abandoned by communities, and this volume describes and analyzes international policy strategies, as well as the implications for the actual heritage language speakers. This volume brings together heritage…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Entangled Discourses: South-North Orders of Visibility book cover

    Entangled Discourses

    South-North Orders of Visibility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Kerfoot, Kenneth Hyltenstam

    This book uniquely explores the shifting structures of power and unexpected points of intersection – entanglements – at the nexus of North and South as a lens through which to examine the impact of global and local circuits of people, practices and ideas on linguistic, cultural and knowledge…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

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