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Published: 07 March 2002

160 Pages | numerous figures and tables


ISBN: 9780194373647

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Teaching English as an International Language

An introduction to the role of English as an international language and its implications for language teaching.

Sandra Lee McKay

  • Describes the spread of English worldwide and its practical and educational consequences
  • Discusses the problem of how we define standards when the notion of a single 'standard' form of English is no longer valid
  • Explores the critical role of culture in language teaching
  • Looks at the implications of English as an international language for current teaching methods
  • Suitable for trainee and practising teachers and other ELT professionals, especially curriculum and materials developers.

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