Publisher description for Analysing English in a global context : a reader / edited by Anne Burns and Caroline Coffin.

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Analysing English in a Global Context offers a global perspective on the changing uses and forms of English and develops the skills needed to analyze these forms. Together with its companion volumes, it presents English language teaching in a variety of specific institutional, geographic, and cultural contexts. Topics include:
the internationalization of English;
the status of the non-native English teacher;
the recognition of language variation;
the debate on standard versus non-standard varieties.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
English language -- Foreign countries.
English language -- Variation.
Communication, International.
Intercultural communication.
Languages in contact.