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China and English
globalisation and the dilemmas of identity
edited by Joseph Lo Bianco, Jane Orton and Gao Yihong.

Published 2009 by Multilingual Matters in Buffalo .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Western dreams, Chinese quests: habitus and encounter. Intercultural encounters and deep cultural beliefs / Joseph Lo Bianco
Sociocultural contests and English in China: retaining and reforming the cultural habitus / Gao Yihong
English and the Chinese quest / Jane Orton
learners, identities, purposes. Language and identity: state of the art and a debate of legitimacy / Gao Yihong
Beautiful English vs. the multilingual self / Li Zhanzi
"Just a tool": the role of English in the curriculum / Jane Orton
The more I learned, the less I found my self / Bian Yongwei
Landscapes and mindscapes. Language, ethnicity and identity in China / Zhou Qingsheng
Ethnic minorities, bilingual education and globalization / Xu Hongshen
English at home in China: how far does the the bond extend? / Joseph Lo Bianco
Motivational force imagined community in crazy English / Li Jingyan
Understanding ourselves through "teacher man" / Li Zhanzi
Narratives. Negotiated (non-)participation of "unsuccessful" learners / Li Yuxia
Teachers' identities in personal narratives / Liu Yi
English for China in the world. East goes West / Jane Orton
Being Chinese, speaking English / Joseph Lo Bianco.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Critical language and literacy studies


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
PE3502.C54 C45 2009

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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9781847692290, 9781847692283, 9781847692306
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