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Standard English or Chinese English? Native and Non-Native English Teachers’ Perceptions

  • Ying Zhang

Abstract

This study focuses on the comparison of native and non-native English speaking university teachers’ attitudes on varieties of English in English education in China. The impetus for this study comes, firstly, from the ongoing debate about the role of native speaker (NS) norms in English language teaching and testing and in communication more generally, and, secondly, from the tendency amongst non-native users of English to distrust local norms, viewing them as insufficient or at least inappropriate for communicative purposes.

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Native Speaker Standard English Apply Linguistics English Language Teaching Applied Linguistic 
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