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Trent, John

Language Teacher Education in a Multilingual Context

Trent, John - Language Teacher Education in a Multilingual Context, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

Part I. Being a Teacher in Multilingual Hong Kong: Motivation and Challenges

2. It Is Not a Bad Idea for Me to Be a Language Teacher!
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

3. Cross-Border Pre-service Teachers in Hong Kong: Identity and Integration
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

4. Journeys Towards Teaching: Pre-service English Language Teachers’ Understandings and Experiences of Teaching and Teacher Education in Hong Kong
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

Part II. Being a Teacher in Multilingual Hong Kong: Culture, Commitment, and Recruitment

5. Language Teachers and the Falling Language Standards in Hong Kong: An Internet-Based Inquiry
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

6. A Comparative Study on Commitment to Teaching
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

7. The Construction and Reconstruction of Teacher Identities: The Case of Second Career English Language Teachers in Hong Kong
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

Part III. Being a Teacher in Multilingual Hong Kong: The Role of International Forces

8. Learning, Teaching, and Constructing Identities Abroad: ESL Pre-service Teacher Experiences During a Short-Term International Experience Programme
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

9. Identity Construction in a Foreign Land: Native-Speaking English Teachers and the Contestation of Teacher Identities in Hong Kong Schools
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

Part IV. Being a Teacher in Multilingual Hong Kong: Language and Politics

10. Political Conspiracy or Decoy Marketing?: Experienced Chinese Teachers’ Perceptions of Using Putonghua as a Medium of Instruction in Hong Kong
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

11. An Ethico-political Analysis of Teacher Identity Construction
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

12. Conclusion: Crossing Boundaries and Becoming English Language Teachers in Multilingual Contexts
John Trent, Xuesong Gao, Mingyue Gu

Keywords: Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, Language Education, Applied Linguistics

Author(s)
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Multilingual Education
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400773929

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