Incorporating Cultural and Moral Values into ELT Materials in the Context of Southeast Asia (SEA)

  • Handoyo Puji WidodoEmail author
  • Marianne Rachel Perfecto
  • Le Van Canh
  • Adcharawan Buripakdi
Part of the English Language Education book series (ELED, volume 9)


This chapter provides the rationale behind the integration of values into English language teaching (ELT) materials. It moves on to succinctly describe the sociolinguistic landscape of Southeast Asia (SEA) in order to help the reader understand the sociolinguistic context of the region. The chapter also outlines what each chapter presents. It concludes by pinpointing a pressing need for conducting a myriad of studies on the incorporation of moral and cultural values into ELT materials in which the contexts of studies should go beyond SEA.


Critical language perspectives ELT materials Southeast Asia (SEA) Values 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Handoyo Puji Widodo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marianne Rachel Perfecto
    • 2
  • Le Van Canh
    • 3
  • Adcharawan Buripakdi
    • 4
  1. 1.English Language CenterShantou UniversityShantouChina
  2. 2.Department of EnglishAteneo de Manila UniversityQuezon CityPhilippines
  3. 3.Center for Foreign Language Education ResearchVietnam National UniversityHanoiVietnam
  4. 4.School of Foreign LanguagesSuraneree University of TechnologyMuangThailand

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