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Teaching and learning English worldwide

Author: James N Britton; Robert Eugene Shafer; Ken Watson
Publisher: Clevedon, England ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters, ©1990.
Series: Multilingual matters (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contains historical studies of the teaching of English in thirteen different countries where English is a mother tongue language or a significant second, or in some cases, a third language. The authors of the various chapters have concentrated on the place of English in a particular society and have attempted to describe how the teaching of English exists in the social and political context of that society  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Teaching and learning English worldwide.
Clevedon, England ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters, ©1990
(OCoLC)645292055
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James N Britton; Robert Eugene Shafer; Ken Watson
ISBN: 1853590657 9781853590658 1853590649 9781853590641 0814150209 9780814150207
OCLC Number: 20168163
Language Note: In English.
Description: viii, 358 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The teaching of English in England, 1945-1986 : politics and practice / Tony Burgess and Nancy Martin --
The growth of accountability and the accountability of growth : secondary school English teaching in post-war Scotland / David Northcroft --
The teaching of English in Ireland / John Killeen and Tom Mullins --
The swinging pendulum : teaching English in the USA, 1945-1987 / John S. Simmons, Robert E. Shafer and Linda K. Shadiow --
Teaching English language arts in Canada : 1965-1985 / Sam Robinson [and others] --
Teaching English in Australia : a personal view / Diana Davis and Ken Watson --
The teaching of English in New Zealand schools / Vince Catherwood, Elody Rathgen and Russell Aitken --
The most important agent of civilisation : teaching English in the West Indies, 1838-1986 / Kathleen Drayton --
English and the teaching of English literature in South Africa / Hilary Janks and Jonathan Paton --
A language for the people : a history of English language teaching in Singapore / Chua Seok Hong. (cont.) English language teaching in the Philippines : a succession of movements / Bonifacio P. Sibayan and Andrew B. Gonzalez --
The teaching of English in India, 1945-1985 / S.K. Das --
The teaching of English in Indonesia / S. Takdir Alisjahbana.
Series Title: Multilingual matters (Series)
Responsibility: edited by James Britton, Robert E. Shafer, and Ken Watson.

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