The Myth of English Language Education in Asia: The Language of Power and Promise?

By Chao-Ling Tseng.

Published by The Learner Collection

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The objective of this paper is to problematize and rethink the multiple threads of reasoning that come together to shape and sustain the desirability of English language learning in Asian countries. Under the theoretical framework of critical and post-structural theories, this paper challenges the construction of the English language as the language that promises development and progress.

Keywords: English Language Learning, Curriculum and Instruction, Teaching and Learning, Critical Theories

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 18, Issue 12, pp.77-84. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 826.588KB).

Chao-Ling Tseng

Teaching Fellow, Department of Early Childhood Education, The University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA


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