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Conference Paper: 'Do you speak global?' An enquiry into the theories of English as an international language

Title'Do you speak global?' An enquiry into the theories of English as an international language
Authors
KeywordsEnglish as an international language
Linguistic ecologies
Issue Date2012
Citation
The 5th International Spring Forum of the English Linguistics Society of Japan (ELSJ), Konan University, Kobe, Japan, 21-22 April 2012 How to Cite?
AbstractThis paper addresses methodological issues that emerge in the study of English as an international language, and argues for a more in-depth analysis of the specific socio-economic factors at stake in the process of what is often simplistically regarded as linguistic globalization. It is argued that, amongst attitudes towards the spread of English, it is important to avoid the bias of addressing its consequences morally. Indeed, the last decades have witnessed fierce debates over the legitimacy of a cult…
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/166175

 

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dc.contributor.authorChriste, Nen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-20T08:29:47Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-20T08:29:47Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 5th International Spring Forum of the English Linguistics Society of Japan (ELSJ), Konan University, Kobe, Japan, 21-22 April 2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/166175-
dc.description.abstractThis paper addresses methodological issues that emerge in the study of English as an international language, and argues for a more in-depth analysis of the specific socio-economic factors at stake in the process of what is often simplistically regarded as linguistic globalization. It is argued that, amongst attitudes towards the spread of English, it is important to avoid the bias of addressing its consequences morally. Indeed, the last decades have witnessed fierce debates over the legitimacy of a cult…-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.relation.ispartof5th ELSJ International Spring Forum 2012en_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subjectEnglish as an international language-
dc.subjectLinguistic ecologies-
dc.title'Do you speak global?' An enquiry into the theories of English as an international languageen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros208725en_US

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