English Language Education in South Asia: From Policy to Pedagogy

By: Lesley Farrell, Udaya Narayana Singh & Ram Ashish Giri (Eds)

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In South Asia English is the major link language for people from diverse linguistic backgrounds. With globalisation and the subsequent rise in the demand of English almost all South Asian countries are in the process of introducing English at the early school level. This widens the scope of investigating into the national policies regarding English and probing the status of English language in relation to pedagogy in the countries of the South Asian region. English Language Education in South Asia provides a strong foundation for scholarly work on ELE in South Asia. The volume contains compilation of scholarly and investigative essays especially written for this volume by some of the most prominent and emerging scholars of English language education in South Asia. The chapters provide up-to-date information on the politics policy theory and practice of ELE in seven countries of South Asia - Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Nepal Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The volume divided into three sections - Policy Pedagogy and Politics of Pedagogy - investigates how the socio-economic local and global language politics shape the ELE in South Asia. It also addresses the theoretical as well as practical issues of classroom procedures teacher preparation programmes resource management examinations educational constraints and limitations. Printed Pages: 312.

Title: English Language Education in South Asia: From Policy to Pedagogy

Author Name: Lesley Farrell, Udaya Narayana Singh & Ram Ashish Giri (Eds)

Categories: India, Languages,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2011

ISBN: 8175967803

ISBN 13: 9788175967809

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 101446

Keywords: English Language Education in South Asia: From Policy to Pedagogy Lesley Farrell, Udaya Narayana Singh & Ram Ashish Giri (Eds)