Linguistic Imperialism

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OUP Oxford, 1992 - 365 σελίδες
This book explores the contemporary phenomenon of English as an international language, and sets out to analyse how and why the language has become so dominant. It looks at the spread of English historically, at the role it plays in Third World countries, and at the ideologies transmitted through the English language.
 

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Περιεχόμενα

Taking stock of a world commodity
1
Professional and ethical aspects of ELT aid
11
English the dominant language
17
English in peripheryEnglish countries
23
Language promotion
31
Notes
37
A working definition of English linguistic
46
Cultural imperialism in science the media
57
The British strategy for expanding ELT
145
AngloAmerican collaboration
164
ELT and educational language planning for under
181
the earlier English is taught the better
199
if other languages are used much standards
212
ELT in aid to education
238
Arguments in linguistic imperialist discourse
271
Englishfunctional arguments
280

The State hegemony and ELT
65
Notes
77
Language planning
86
Linguistic human rights
93
Two approaches Wardhaugh and Calvet
98
The importance of English as a colonial inheritance
128
Arguments in language planning for Namibia
288
Notes
297
Bibliography
322
Index
357
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Robert Phillipson is a Professor of English in the Copenhagen Business School. His main research interests include the role of English worldwide, language policy and multilingualism in the European Union. Robert has written and edited books on language policy, language learning, and languagerights.

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