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Discourses of international development: an analysis of the role of English in language education policies in South Asia

Erling, Elizabeth J. and Seargeant, Philip (2009). Discourses of international development: an analysis of the role of English in language education policies in South Asia. In: 8th International Language and Development Conference, 23-25 June 2009, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Abstract

• Examining how language education policies promote English as an important element in the skill set necessary for successful participation in twenty-first century society.
• Looking at the ways in which English is conceptualised in language education policies in South Asian contexts, and exploring the language ideologies that create the concept of ‘English as a language of international development’.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2009 The Authors
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Education and Language Studies > Centre for Language and Communication
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 27603
Depositing User: Elizabeth Erling
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2011 12:37
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 14:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/27603
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