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English and globalization : perspectives from Hong Kong and Mainland China

Author: Timothy Weiss; Kwok-kan Tam
Publisher: Hong Kong : Chinese University Press, ©2004.
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English and globalization.
Hong Kong : Chinese University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607484899
Online version:
English and globalization.
Hong Kong : Chinese University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607791146
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Weiss; Kwok-kan Tam
ISBN: 9629961849 9789629961848
OCLC Number: 56973297
Description: xxvii, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: English(es) in global and local perspectives ; World English(es) in the age of globalization / Kwok-kan Tam --
Global English, culture and western modernity / David Parker --
English studies as creolized cultural space / Timothy Weiss --
Linguistic imperialism and the history of English language teaching in Hong Kong / Joseph Boyle --
Centrifugal tendencies around the rim: reading Maxine Hong Kingston's The woman warrior in the Hong Kong University classroom / Stuart Christie --
Globalization, tribalization and online communication / Suying Yang --
Globalization and English language teaching in Hong Kong / George C.K. Jor --
The English language and Chinese people / Phillip Shu-yue Sun --
When English becomes big business / Wang Labao --
Globalization and intercultural competence / Wen Qiufang --
Globalism and localism: issues of standard and variation in English as a foreign language / Li Ming (Suzhou) --
The role of empathy in intercultural communication / Ma Liyan --
A cultural approach to literature for Chinese students / Ye Hong --
The need to integrate language and culture in teaching English as a foreign language in China / Li Ming (Guangdon) --
English language education in China: an update / Agnes Lam, Kathy Chow.
Responsibility: edited by Kwok-kan Tam, Timothy Weiss.

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