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Learning English and Chinese as foreign languages : sociocultural and comparative perspectives / Wen-Chuan Lin.

Author/Creator:
Lin, Wen-Chuan, 1966- author.
Publication:
Bristol, UK ; Blue Ridge Summit, PA : Multilingual Matters, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 218 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
New perspectives on language and education; 74.
New perspectives on language and education ; 74
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Subjects:
Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Taiwan -- Chinese speakers.
Chinese language -- Study and teaching -- England -- English speakers.
Chinese language -- Study and teaching -- English speakers.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Chinese speakers.
England.
Taiwan.
Summary:
"This book compares English as a Foreign Language teaching in Taiwan with Chinese as a Foreign Language education in England and highlights how classroom activities are embedded within ethnic or social group cultures, family resources and school visions or goals, and it highlights the potential for a perpetuation of social inequality as a result"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
A theoretical insight : socio-cultural views on language learning
Learning English/Chinese as foreign languages : the contexts
Getting access to English/Chinese : everyday practice
Classroom life : a pedagogical concern
Language learning and identity : communities of practice
Synthesis and cross-cultural comparisons.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Lin, Wen-Chuan, 1966- author. Learning English and Chinese as foreign languages
ISBN:
9781788925143
1788925149
9781788925136
1788925130
9781788925167
9781788925150
9781788925174
OCLC:
1090685404