The Pedagogy of English as an International Language

Perspectives from Scholars, Teachers, and Students

  • Roby Marlina
  • Ram Ashish Giri

Part of the English Language Education book series (ELED, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Consider Change

  3. Dimensions of Change

  4. Critical Reflections on [Experience of] Change

About this book

Introduction

This volume offers insights in current theoretical discussions, observations, and reflections from internationally and regionally celebrated scholars on the theory and practice of teaching English informed by a new school of thought, English as an International Language (EIL). This volume provides readers (scholars, teachers, teacher-educators, researchers in the relevant fields) with:

Knowledge of the changing paradigm and attitudes towards English language teaching from teaching a single variety of English to teaching intercultural communication and English language variation.

Current thoughts on the theory of teaching English as an international language by internationally-celebrated established scholars and emergent scholars.

Scholarly descriptions and discussions of how English language educators and teacher-educators translate the paradigm of English as an International Language into their existing teaching.

Delineation of how this newly emerged paradigm is received or responded to by English language educators and students when it is implemented. Readers have a unique opportunity to observe and read the tensions and dilemmas that educators and students are likely to experience in teaching and learning EIL.

Keywords

Challenging Issues in English Language Teaching in Japan EIL vocabulary in Hong Kong English Language Teaching in Japan English Teacher Education Programs English in Multicultural Contexts English language educators in Malaysia Implementing EIL paradigm in ELT classrooms Issues of EIL and EFL in Vietnam Teacher education pedagogy perspectives from Australia Teaching English in Asia in Non-Anglo Cultural Contexts Teaching and Assessing EIL Vocabulary in Hong Kong Teaching and Learning of EIL in Korean Culture and Context WEs/EIL paradigm West-based TESOL

Editors and affiliations

  • Roby Marlina
    • 1
  • Ram Ashish Giri
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of ArtsMonash University School of Lang, Cultures, & LingsClaytonAustralia
  2. 2.Faculty of ArtsMonash University School of Lang, Cultures, & LingsClaytonAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06127-6
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-06126-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-06127-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2213-6967
  • Series Online ISSN 2213-6975
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