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The Resource Language Policy : Dominant English, Pluralist Challenges

Language Policy : Dominant English, Pluralist Challenges

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Language Policy : Dominant English, Pluralist Challenges
Title
Language Policy
Title remainder
Dominant English, Pluralist Challenges
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Think globally, act locally' is the message of Language Policy: Dominant English, Pluralist Challenges. The book examines the impact of English in countries in which it is taken for granted -- Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. It explores how the dominance of English impacts on the development of national language policies, the maintenance of minority languages, the ability to provide services in other languages, the efforts to promote first language and bilingual education programs, and the opportunities for adult and child second language and literacy training. The book e
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EBLCP
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Eggington, William
Dewey number
306.449
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
P119.32.E54 .L365 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Wren, Helen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language policy
  • Language and languages
  • English language
  • English language
  • Language and languages
  • Language policy
  • English-speaking countries
Label
Language Policy : Dominant English, Pluralist Challenges
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Chapter 7. why are we waiting? languages policy development in new zealand
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • LANGUAGE POLICY DOMINANT ENGLISH, PLURALIST CHALLENGES; Title page; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; FOREWORD PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT; Introduction; Are the stated purposes viable?; Entry into the profession; The self-image of ESL/EFL teachers; Conclusion; References; INTRODUCTION; PART I. THE DOMINANCE OF ENGLISH AND NATIONAL LANGUAGE POLICIES: AN OVERVIEW; CHAPTER 1. MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN LANGUAGE POLICY AGENDAS; Overview; 1. Thinking globally, acting locally; 2. Helping the TESOL teachers' association work for students
  • 3. Learning from the language policies and practices of other countriesThinking globally, acting locally: the teacher's role; Helping the TESOL teachers' association work for students; Learning from the language policies and practices of other countries; Where do we go from here?; References; CHAPTER 2. THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE METAPHORS WE PLAN BY; Introduction; The impact of socially shared metaphors; English language related metaphors; Foundation metaphors; Expansion metaphors (17th -- mid-20th century); Contemporary metaphors (Mid-20th Century -- ); Conclusion: metaphor and policy; References
  • PART II. LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGE-IN-EDUCATION POLICIES IN ENGLISH-DOMINANT NATIONSCHAPTER 3. "THE GROWN-UPS KNOW BEST": LANGUAGE POLICY-MAKING IN BRITAIN IN THE 1990s; Linguistic profile of the United Kingdom; Provision for languages in the UK; Changes after the 1988 Education Bill; The appropriation of English; Language planning in Britain today; Implications for bilingual and bi-dialectal pupils; Back to the basics; References; CHAPTER 4. LANGUAGE POLICY IN THE USA: NATIONAL VALUES, LOCAL LOYALTIES, PRAGMATIC PRESSURES; A definition and framework: no official, but multiple, informal policies
  • Educational governance: national or local?Regional and ethnic influences, historical and contemporary; Ideological and structural tensions; Bilingual education: new federal-local connections; Bilingualism for all: moves toward the mainstream; Instruction in other languages: lofty visions, local realities; Some final thoughts; References; CHAPTER 5. ENGLISH LANGUAGE-IN-EDUCATION POLICIES IN CANADA; Francophone learners of English in Québec; First Nations learners of English; Prevalent issues and recent developments; 1. Equity of access to language education
  • 2. Tensions between regional situations and differing levels of responsibility3. Relations of language education to other societal issues and cultural processes; 4. Maintenance of languages other than English or French; 5. Developing resources, research, theories, and facilitating structures; References; CHAPTER 6. ENGLISH AND PLURALISTIC POLICIES: THE CASE OF AUSTRALIA; Introduction; Overview of language planning in Australia; Language policies since the 1960s; Debates and issues on language policy today; English; Australian English; Aboriginal English; Conclusion; References
Control code
773566970
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (198 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283423892
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773566970
Label
Language Policy : Dominant English, Pluralist Challenges
Publication
Note
Chapter 7. why are we waiting? languages policy development in new zealand
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • LANGUAGE POLICY DOMINANT ENGLISH, PLURALIST CHALLENGES; Title page; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; FOREWORD PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT; Introduction; Are the stated purposes viable?; Entry into the profession; The self-image of ESL/EFL teachers; Conclusion; References; INTRODUCTION; PART I. THE DOMINANCE OF ENGLISH AND NATIONAL LANGUAGE POLICIES: AN OVERVIEW; CHAPTER 1. MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN LANGUAGE POLICY AGENDAS; Overview; 1. Thinking globally, acting locally; 2. Helping the TESOL teachers' association work for students
  • 3. Learning from the language policies and practices of other countriesThinking globally, acting locally: the teacher's role; Helping the TESOL teachers' association work for students; Learning from the language policies and practices of other countries; Where do we go from here?; References; CHAPTER 2. THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE METAPHORS WE PLAN BY; Introduction; The impact of socially shared metaphors; English language related metaphors; Foundation metaphors; Expansion metaphors (17th -- mid-20th century); Contemporary metaphors (Mid-20th Century -- ); Conclusion: metaphor and policy; References
  • PART II. LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGE-IN-EDUCATION POLICIES IN ENGLISH-DOMINANT NATIONSCHAPTER 3. "THE GROWN-UPS KNOW BEST": LANGUAGE POLICY-MAKING IN BRITAIN IN THE 1990s; Linguistic profile of the United Kingdom; Provision for languages in the UK; Changes after the 1988 Education Bill; The appropriation of English; Language planning in Britain today; Implications for bilingual and bi-dialectal pupils; Back to the basics; References; CHAPTER 4. LANGUAGE POLICY IN THE USA: NATIONAL VALUES, LOCAL LOYALTIES, PRAGMATIC PRESSURES; A definition and framework: no official, but multiple, informal policies
  • Educational governance: national or local?Regional and ethnic influences, historical and contemporary; Ideological and structural tensions; Bilingual education: new federal-local connections; Bilingualism for all: moves toward the mainstream; Instruction in other languages: lofty visions, local realities; Some final thoughts; References; CHAPTER 5. ENGLISH LANGUAGE-IN-EDUCATION POLICIES IN CANADA; Francophone learners of English in Québec; First Nations learners of English; Prevalent issues and recent developments; 1. Equity of access to language education
  • 2. Tensions between regional situations and differing levels of responsibility3. Relations of language education to other societal issues and cultural processes; 4. Maintenance of languages other than English or French; 5. Developing resources, research, theories, and facilitating structures; References; CHAPTER 6. ENGLISH AND PLURALISTIC POLICIES: THE CASE OF AUSTRALIA; Introduction; Overview of language planning in Australia; Language policies since the 1960s; Debates and issues on language policy today; English; Australian English; Aboriginal English; Conclusion; References
Control code
773566970
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (198 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283423892
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773566970

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