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Social Situations and the Education of Deaf Children in China

Jun Hui Yang

in Deaf around the World: The Impact of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732548
eISBN:
9780199866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In the Chinese social situation, heath care, education, and employment are consistent family concerns. While 80 percent of deaf children receive an education now, many do not use standardized Chinese ... More


Teaching Intercultural Communication in a Chinese Perspective

Shen Zhaohua

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the current educational discourse on intercultural communication in China. It suggests that successful intercultural communication involves not only a person's linguistic ... More


Maintaining Control: An introduction

Richard Pemberton, Sarah Toogood, and Andy Barfield

in Maintaining Control: Autonomy and Language Learning

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099234
eISBN:
9789882207165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099234.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The origin of this book lies in a major conference entitled “Autonomy and Language Learning: Maintaining control” held in Hong Kong and Hangzhou in June 2004. That conference was the younger sibling ... More


Cultural Value Change in Mainland China’s Commercial Discourse

Jieyun Wendy Feng and Doreen Wu

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the cultural values and changes in mainland China on the basis of empirical research of Web advertisements. It describes the characteristics and the use of value appeals in Web ... More


A Chinese Christmas Story

Gary Sigley

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the popular Christmas celebration in the broader context of China's unfolding social transformation. It highlights the interconnectivity of political, economic, and cultural ... More


Western Representations of the Other

Qing Cao

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines Western representations of China with special reference to the mass media and highlights the cultural power processes in the Western discourse of the “Other”. It describes the ... More


The teacher as learner: Developing autonomy in an interactive learning environment

Barbara Sinclair

in Maintaining Control: Autonomy and Language Learning

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099234
eISBN:
9789882207165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099234.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers how teachers of English in China may be encouraged to develop greater autonomy, both as teachers and learners, through e-learning in an interactive learning environment. Using ... More


Conclusion: English Remains, Englishes Remain

David Huddart

in Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This conclusion explores the sense that, whatever perspective we adopt towards the English language’s present scope, its preeminence and dominance can appear unchallengeable. It continues to argue ... More


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