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English-medium instruction at universities : global challenges

Author: Aintzane Doiz; David Lasagabaster; Juan Manuel Sierra
Publisher: Bristol ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, ©2013.
Series: Multilingual matters (Series), 149.
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This book provides critical insights into the English-medium instruction experiences which have been implemented at a number of universities in countries such as China, Finland, Israel, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aintzane Doiz; David Lasagabaster; Juan Manuel Sierra
ISBN: 9781847698155 1847698158 9781847698148 184769814X
OCLC Number: 795504218
Description: xxii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The development of english-medium instruction. English-medium instruction at a Dutch university: challenges and pitfalls --
pt. 2. Language demands of english-medium instruction on the stakeholders. Acknowledging academic biliteracy in higher education assessment strategies: a tale of two trials --
Language demands and support for english-medium instruction in tertiary education. Learning from a specific context --
pt. 3. Fostering trilingual education at higher education institutions. Linguistic hegemony or linguistic capital? Internationalization and english-medium instruction at the Chinese university of Hong Kong --
English as L3 at a bilingual university in the Basque country, Spain --
Introducing english-medium instruction at the university of Lleida, Spain: intervention, beliefs and practices --
pt. 4. Institutional policies at higher education institutions. Implicity policy, invisible language: policies and practices of international degree programmes in finnish higher education --
Englishization in an Israeli teacher education college: taking the first steps --
Educating international and immigrant students in US higher education: opportunities and challenges --
A critical perspective on the use of english as a medium of instruction at univerities --
pt. 5. Final conclusion. Future challenges for english-medium instruction at the tertiary level.
Series Title: Multilingual matters (Series), 149.
Responsibility: edited by Aintzane Doiz, David Lasagabaster and Juan Manuel Sierra.

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