Book Volume 9 2014

Dynamic Ecologies

A Relational Perspective on Languages Education in the Asia-Pacific Region

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ISBN: 978-94-007-7971-6 (Print) 978-94-007-7972-3 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. The Changing Dynamics Between English Language and Mother Tongues in Asian Contexts

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Introduction: A Relational View of Language Learning

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      Pages 15-29

      English as a Medium of Instruction in East and Southeast Asian Universities

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      Pages 31-47

      Plurilithic and Ecological Perspectives on English: Some Conceptual and Practical Implications

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      Pages 49-57

      Glocal English in Singapore? A Re-exploration of the Localization of English

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      Pages 59-73

      Asia and Anglosphere: Public Symbolism and Language Policy in Australia

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      Pages 75-93

      English as Lingua Franca on Campus: Cultural Integration or Segregation?

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      Pages 95-115

      Socioeconomic Disparities and Early English Education: A Case in Changzhou, China

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      Pages 117-133

      English in Malaysia: An Inheritance from the Past and the Challenge for the Future

  3. Asian Languages in Australia: The Challenges of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-150

      Recognising the Diversity of Learner Achievements in Learning Asian Languages in School Education Settings

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      Pages 151-167

      Dealing with ‘Chinese Fever’: The Challenge of Chinese Teaching in the Australian Classroom

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      Pages 169-181

      The Teaching and Learning of Indonesian in Australia: Issues and Prospects

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      Pages 183-198

      On Rocky Ground: Monolingual Educational Structures and Japanese Language Education in Australia

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      Pages 199-214

      Making Chinese Learnable for Beginning Second Language Learners?

  4. Tensions in the Linguistic Space

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-227

      Tensions in the Linguistic Space

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 229-233