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English As a Global Language in China : Deconstructing the Ideological Discourses of English in Language

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This book offers insight into the spread and impact of English language education in China within China’s broader educational, social, economic and political changes. The author's critical perspective informs readers on the connections between language education and political ideologies in the context of globalizing China. The discussion of the implications concerning language education is of interest for current and future language policy makers, language educators and learners. Including both diachronic and synchronic accounts or China’s language education policy, this volume highlights how China as a modern nation-state has been seeking a more central position globally, and the role that English education and the promotion of such education played in that effort in recent decades.
Edition: Reprint
Genre: Education
Series Title: English Language Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Lin Pan
Language: English
Street Date: September 30, 2016
TCIN: 51746040
UPC: 9783319350011
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-6636
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