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Teaching English to the world : history, curriculum, and practice

Author: George Braine
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2005.
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Teaching English to the World: History, Curriculum, and Practice is a unique collection of English language teaching (ELT) histories, curricula, and personal narratives from non-native speaker (NNS) English teachers around the world. The book includes chapters from Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Turkey. All  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Braine
ISBN: 0805854002 9780805854008 0805854010 9780805854015
OCLC Number: 57068624
Description: xx, 191 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / George Braine --
The English language in Brazil : a boon or a bane? / Kanavillil Rajagopalan, Cristina Rajagopalan --
Learning and teaching English in the People's Republic of China / He An E --
English language teaching in Germany : a reflection of the national and universal importance of English / Claus Gnutzmann --
English language teaching in Hong Kong special administrative region (HKSAR) : a continuous challenge / Icy Lee --
Facts and beyond : teaching English in Hungary / Péter Medgyes --
English language teaching in India : colonial past vis-à-vis curricular reform / Premakumari Dheram --
Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) in Indonesia / Junaidi Mistar --
English language teaching in Israel : challenging diversity / Ofra Inbar-Lourie --
English language teaching in Japan / Masaki Oda, Tomoko Takada --
English language teaching in Lebanon : challenges for the future / Kassim Shaaban --
English language teaching in Poland : tradition and reform / Joanna Radwanska-Williams, Liliana Piasecka --
Teaching English in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia : slowly but steadily changing / Khalid Al-Seghayer --
A success story : English language teaching in Singapore / Antonia Chandrasegaran --
Teaching English in Sri Lanka : from colonial roots to Lankan English / Minoli Samarakkody, George Braine --
English language teaching in Turkey : challenges for the 21st century / Yasemin Kirkgöz.
Responsibility: edited by George Braine.
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