English in the World: Global Rules, Global Roles

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März 2006



Examines different conceptions of English as an international language, looking at world Englishes, native-speakers and 'standard' English. This book also covers the pedagogical implications of English as an international language; and addresses key questions with regard to the teaching of English.


Introduction - Rani Rubdy and Mario Saraceni; Part I: Conceptualising EIL; 1. An interview with Tom McArthur; Rani Rubdy and Mario Saraceni; 2. Global intelligibility and local diversity: possibility or paradox?; Jennifer Jenkins, King's College London; 3. English as a lingua franca in the expanding circle: what it isn't Barbara Seidlhofer, Vienna University; 4. Defining the 'successful bilingual speaker' of English Luke Prodromou, freelance teacher; 5. Which model of English: Native-speaker, nativised or lingua franca?; Andy Kirkpatrick, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.; 6. World Englishes or English as a lingua franca? A view from the perspective of non-Anglo Englishes; Peter Tan, Vincent Ooi and Andy Chiang, National University of Singapore. 7. Standard English in the World; Anthea Fraser Gupta, University of Leeds.; Part II: Pedagogical Implications of EIL; 8. EIL curriculum development; Sandra McKay, San Francisco State University; 9. A multi-dimensional approach to teaching English for the world Brian Tomlinson, Leeds Metropolitan University; 10. Teaching EIL - teaching international or intercultural English? What teachers should know; Nicos Sifakis, Hellenic Open University, Greece.; 11. English as an international language, world Englishes and their conditions of (im)possibility; Ruanni Tupas, National University of Singapore; 12. English in the world does not mean English everywhere: the case for multilingualism in the ELT/ESL profession; Michael Joseph and Esther Ramani, University of the North, South Africa; 13. An interview with Suresh Canagarajah; Rani Rubdy and Mario Saraceni.


Dr Rani Rubdy is at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Mario Saraceni is a Lecturer in the School of Languages and Area Studies, at the University of Portsmouth.


"As a whole, this anthology serves both as an useful primer to some of the most controversial topics in the field and as a thought-provoking series of chapters addressing core concerns of world Englishes scholars: standards, teaching, intelligibility, and policy. While few entries contribute entirely unfamiliar material, they do provide an accessible refresher for those wanting to become up-to-date in the field. And especially welcome in a text about world Englishes topics is the diversity of the authors themselves: while the majority are Inner Circle-based scholars, only two are working from the United States. This diversity, along with the variety of topics and opinions, makes this accessible and engaging volume worthy of thoughtful consideration of its many provocative ideas." -Tracey McHenry, World Englishes, 2009
EAN: 9780826489050
ISBN: 0826489052
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2006
Seitenanzahl: 226 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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