The Construction of English

Culture, Consumerism and Promotion in the ELT Global Coursebook

  • John Gray

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About this book


This book takes the view that ELT global coursebooks, in addition to being curriculum artefacts, are also highly wrought cultural artefacts which seek to make English mean in highly selective ways and it argues that the textual construction (and imaging) of English parallels the processes of commodity promotion more generally.


English English language language teaching

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  • John Gray
    • 1
  1. 1.University of East LondonUK

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