Localizing global English: Asian perspectives and practices

Hikyoung Lee (Editor), Bernard Spolsky (Editor)

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"English is the most widely taught and learned language in the world and is used for communication among speakers from different language backgrounds. How it can be effectively taught and learned, what English means to, and how it can be "owned" by, non-native speakers of English in Asia and elsewhere, are all issues that warrant contemplation. This edited collection addresses these issues and more by looking at a wide range of topics that are relevant and timely in contexts where English is taught as a foreign language. The authors offer novel perspectives gleaned from theory and actual practice that can inform English language teaching in Asia and beyond. This book will be of interest to researchers, policymakers, curriculum developers, and practitioners in the field of English teaching and learning"-- Provided by publisher.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages183
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-003-08270-5
ISBN (Print)978-0-367-53639-8, 100308270X, 0-367-53639-0
StatePublished - 2021


  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers


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