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Seargeant, Philip

English in Japan in the Era of Globalization

Seargeant, Philip - English in Japan in the Era of Globalization, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: English in Japan in the Era of Globalization
Philip Seargeant

Part I. English in the Education System

2. Elite Discourses of Globalization in Japan: the Role of English
Mai Yamagami, James W. Tollefson

3. ‘Not Everyone Can Be a Star’: Students’ and Teachers’ Beliefs about English Teaching in Japan
Aya Matsuda

4. Parallel Universes: Globalization and Identity in English Language Teaching at a Japanese University
Alison Stewart, Masuko Miyahara

5. The Native Speaker English Teacher and the Politics of Globalization in Japan
Yvonne Breckenridge, Elizabeth J. Erling

6. Immigration, Diversity and Language Education in Japan: toward a Glocal Approach to Teaching English
Ryuko Kubota

Part II. English in the Society and Culture

7. English as an International Language and ‘Japanese English’
Yasukata Yano

8. The Position of English for a New Sector of ‘Japanese’ Youths: Mixed-Ethnic Girls’ Constructions of Linguistic and Ethnic Identities
Laurel Kamada

9. The Ideal Speaker of Japanese English as Portrayed in ‘Language Entertainment’ Television
Andrew Moody, Yuko Matsumoto

10. The Symbolic Meaning of Visual English in the Social Landscape of Japan
Philip Seargeant

Keywords: Education, International and Comparative Education, Linguistics, general, Sociology, general, Sociolinguistics, Language Teaching, English

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
218 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230306196
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31502-4

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