(En)Countering Native-speakerism

Global Perspectives

  • Anne Swan
  • Pamela Aboshiha
  • Adrian Holliday

Part of the Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics book series (PADLL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Anne Swan, Pamela Aboshiha, Adrian Holliday
      Pages 1-8
  3. Exposing the Ideologies Promoting Native-speakerist Tendencies in ELT

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Ireri Armenta, Adrian Holliday
      Pages 26-40
  4. Native-speakerism and Teachers of English

  5. Native-speakerism and Perceptions of Identity

  6. Native-speakerism in the Academic Environment

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 209-212

About this book


The book addresses the issue of native-speakerism, an ideology based on the assumption that 'native speakers' of English have a special claim to the language itself, through critical qualitative studies of the lived experiences of practising teachers and students in a range of scenarios.


TESOL ELT English Language Teaching ESL SLT Native-speakerism non-native English speaker CLIL English English language identity language teaching

Editors and affiliations

  • Anne Swan
    • 1
  • Pamela Aboshiha
    • 1
  • Adrian Holliday
    • 1
  1. 1.Canterbury Christ Church UniversityUK

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