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First Language Education in Multilingual Contexts in the Philippines

Catherine Young

in Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter investigates whether bilingual and transitional literacy programmes can effectively be developed in multilingual and culturally diverse social contexts, such as the Philippines and other ... More


English as a Lingua Franca in Asean: A Multilingual Model

Andy Kirkpatrick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028795
eISBN:
9789882206922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028795.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The lingua franca role of English, coupled with its status as the official language of ASEAN, has important implications for language policy and language education. These include the relationship ... More


Maintaining Control: Autonomy and Language Learning

Richard Pemberton, Sarah Toogood, and Andy Barfield (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099234
eISBN:
9789882207165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099234.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Whereas in previous decades autonomous, self-directed, or “ independent” learning may have been assumed to be an alternative to classroom learning, the emphasis has now shifted to the point where ... More


Implications for language education policy

Andy Kirkpatrick

in English as a Lingua Franca in Asean: A Multilingual Model

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028795
eISBN:
9789882206922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028795.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the implications for language-education policy behind three questions concerning the English language. These include the questions about the introduction of English into school ... More


Problematizing the implementation of innovation in English language education in Singapore

Rani Rubdy

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the processes involved in the implementation of innovation in the teaching of English language in Singapore. It highlights the proactive management of educational policies and ... More


Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines: Linguistic context and the role of English

Andy Kirkpatrick

in English as a Lingua Franca in Asean: A Multilingual Model

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028795
eISBN:
9789882206922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028795.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a historical description and comparison of the role of the English language in members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) that were previously colonies of ... More


English in Singapore: Policies and prospects

Lim Lisa, Pakir Anne, and Wee Lionel

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about English language in Singapore. This book describes Singapore's language policy and provides an overview of the ecology in ... More


English as a lingua franca: Negotiating Singapore’s English language education1

Anne Pakir

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines how lingua franca as a theoretical concept applied to the sociolinguistic realities of English use in Singapore may assist us in negotiating Singapore's English language ... More


Pedagogical implications: The multilingual model and the lingua franca approach

Andy Kirkpatrick

in English as a Lingua Franca in Asean: A Multilingual Model

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028795
eISBN:
9789882206922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028795.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the pedagogical implications of the multilingual model and the lingua franca approach in English Language Teaching (ELT) in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ... More


A Heritage Language Industry

Sonia N. Das

in Linguistic Rivalries: Tamil Migrants and Anglo-Franco Conflicts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190461775
eISBN:
9780190461805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190461775.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 4 explores the book printing and educational practices of a Tamil heritage language industry to highlight the variable social and political contexts in which empires, nations, and diasporas ... More


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