ELT, Gender and International Development (Critical Language and Literacy Studies)


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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Prime. For believers in the power of English, language as aid can deliver the promise of a brighter future; but in a neocolonial world of international development, a gulf exists between belief and reality. Rich with echoes of an earlier colonial era, this book draws on the candid narratives of white women teachers, and situates classroom practices within a broad reading of the West and the Rest.

ELT, Gender and International Development : Myths of Progress in a Neocolonial World

What happens when white Western men and women come in to rebuild former colonies in Asia? How do English language lessons translate, or disintegrate, in a radically different world?

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How is English teaching linked to ideas of progress? This book presents the paradoxes of language aid in the twenty-first century in a way that will challenge your views of English and its power to improve the lives of people in the developing world.

Dr Roslyn Appleby, University of Technology Sydney

Read more Read less. Review The book's focus on gender relations in development contexts, its superb deconstruction of aid agencies in situ, the gendered space of ELT classrooms and the voices of ELT teachers working in development contexts is unique. Multilingual Matters August 3, Language: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video.

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What happens when white Western men and women come in to rebuild former colonies in Asia? How do English language lessons translate, or disintegrate, in a radically different world?

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How is English teaching linked to ideas of progress? This book presents the paradoxes of language aid in the twenty-first century in a way that will challenge your views of English and its power to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 12mm Gramatica de uso del Espanol - Teoria y practica Javier Malpica.

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