The Sociopolitics of English Language Teaching
Joan Kelly Hall, William Eggington
Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 251 pages
The sociopolitical dimensions of English language teaching are central to the English language professional. These dimensions include language policies, cultural expectations, and the societal roles of languages. This book aims to present these issues to practicing and aspiring teachers in order to raise awareness of the sociopolitical nature of English language teaching.
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