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Englishes in Asia : communication, identity, power and education / editor Andy Kirkpatrick
Bib ID 1040281
Format BookBook
Description Melbourne : Language Australia, 2002 
312 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 1876768479
Summary

"The papers in this volume represent a selection of the papers given at the 5th English in South East Asia Conference, held at Curtin University of Technology, Perth 6-8 December 2000. This collection of 19 papers by key researchers in the field explore various aspects of the development of regional varieties of English including the roles that they play in local and regional communities and how they co-exist with other varieties of English and other languages." -- BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Foreword / Andy Kirkpatrick
  • 1. Global English and local language policies / Robert Phillipson
  • 2. Hong Kong parents' preference for English-medium education: passive victims of imperialism or active agents of pragmatism? / David Li
  • 3. Implications of the recommendation that English become the second official language in Japan / Kayako Hashimoto
  • 4. Culture and identity in the English discourses of Malaysians / Azirah Hashim
  • 5. Englishization and nativization processes in the context of Brunei Darussalam: evidence for and against / Hajah Rosnah Haji Ramly, et al
  • 6. Kissing cousins? The relationship between English and Tok Pisin in Papua New Guinea / Geoff Smith
  • 7. Chaos in Aboriginal English discourse / Farzad Sharifian
  • 8. Language, literature and culture, and their meeting place in the dictionary / Susan Butler
  • 9. Even obituaries reflect cultural norms and values / Maya Khemlani David and Janet Y. Yong
 
Notes

Selected proceedings from the 5th English in South East Asia Conference held at Curtin University of Technology, Perth, on 6-8 December 2000.

Includes bibliographies.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects English language -- Study and teaching -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.  |  Second language acquisition -- Congresses.  |  Language and culture -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.  |  English language -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.  |  Language policy -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Other authors/contributors Kirkpatrick, Andy  |  English in Southeast Asia Conference 2000 : Perth, W. A.)

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