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Resisting linguistic imperialism in English teaching / A. Suresh Canagarajah.

By: Canagarajah, A. Suresh [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Oxford applied linguisticsPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014Edition: Reprinted editionDescription: viii, 216 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780194421546 (pbk)Subject(s): English language -- Study and teaching. -- Foreign speakers | English language -- Study and teaching -- Developing countries | English language -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects -- Foreign countries | English language -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects -- Developing countries | English language -- Study and teaching -- Political aspects -- Foreign countries | English language -- Study and teaching -- Political aspects -- Developing countries | Applied linguistics | Humanities: English November2019Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 418 Summary: "This book describes the creative strategies employed by teachers and students in periphery communities to use the English language in a manner that suits their needs and aspirations while subtly resisting the linguistic imperialism that many scholars have identified as the consequence of the global ELT enterprise. After developing trends and ideas from these oppositional strategies, the book goes on to outline elements of critical pedagogy suitable for English Language Teaching in formerly colonized communities."
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"This book describes the creative strategies employed by teachers and students in periphery communities to use the English language in a manner that suits their needs and aspirations while subtly resisting the linguistic imperialism that many scholars have identified as the consequence of the global ELT enterprise. After developing trends and ideas from these oppositional strategies, the book goes on to outline elements of critical pedagogy suitable for English Language Teaching in formerly colonized communities."

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