English Medium: During and post-Covid-19

The current situation with Covid-19 will have an immediate and long term impact on the internationalisation of HE, a major driving force in the adoption of English Medium (EM).

This virtual session will explore some of the potential impacts at … Read the rest “English Medium: During and post-Covid-19”

Call for papers: Special issue journal of English-medium Instruction

The Journal of English-Medium Instruction (JEMI) announces a call for a 2022 special issue. The purpose of the special issue is to bring together contributions (full papers as well as other types of contributions) dedicated to a specific topic, issue

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Interview with Yusop Boonsuk

Co-author of "Voices of learners in Thai ELT classrooms: a wake up call towards teaching English as a lingua franca" and "Who ‘owns English’ in our changing world? Exploring the perception of Thai university students in Thailand"

AUTHOR : Interview by Jane Ra
BOOK DETAILS : Ambele, E. & Boonsuk, Y. (2020). Voices of learners in Thai ELT classrooms: a wake up call towards teaching English as a lingua franca. Asian Englishes. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13488678.2020.1759248, Boonsuk, Y. & Ambele, E. (2019). Who ‘owns English’ in our changing world? Exploring the perception of Thai university students in Thailand. Asian Englishes. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13488678.2019.1669302
Journal Asian Englishes


1) What is the importance of Global Englishes (GE) for English language teaching (ELT)?

Global Englishes (GE) is a phenomenon that challenges many ELT educational stakeholders who usually favor native-English conventions and raises a significant language learning question whether native … Read the rest “Interview with Yusop Boonsuk”

Interview with Denchai Prabjandee

Author of Teacher professional development to implement Global Englishes language teaching

AUTHOR : Interview by Jane Ra
BOOK DETAILS : Prabjandee, D. (2020). Teacher professional development to implement Global Englishes language teaching. Asian Englishes, 22(1), 52-67. DOI: 10.1080/13488678.2019.1624931
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1) What is the importance of Global Englishes (GE) for English language teaching (ELT)?

I think GE is very important for ELT because it can prepare learners for the messy world of English use in the 21stRead the rest “Interview with Denchai Prabjandee”

Interview with Fan (Gabriel) Fang

Co-author of Critical perspectives on Global Englishes in Asia: Language policy, curriculum, pedagogy and assessment

AUTHOR : Interview by Jane Ra
BOOK DETAILS : Fang, F., & Widodo, H. P. (Eds.). (2019). Critical perspectives on Global Englishes in Asia: Language policy, curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. Multilingual Matters.
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1. What is the importance of Global Englishes (GE) for English language teaching (ELT)?

I believe both language practitioners and applied linguistics researchers of English should recognize the current linguistic landscape, where language contact is rather complex, dynamic and … Read the rest “Interview with Fan (Gabriel) Fang”

Interview with Joyce Kling

Co-author of English Medium Instruction in Multilingual and Multicultural Universities: Academics' Voices from the Northern European Context

AUTHOR : Interview by Annette Bradford
BOOK DETAILS : Henriksen, B., Holmen, A., & Kling, J. (Eds.). (2018) English Medium Instruction in Multilingual and Multicultural Universities Academics’ Voices from the Northern European Context. Routledge
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1. What was the impetus behind your recent book “English Medium Instruction in Multilingual and Multicultural Universities: Academics’ Voices from the Northern European Context”?

This book, in a sense, is a response to queries and requests my co-authors, Professor Birgit … Read the rest “Interview with Joyce Kling”

Seminar in Global Englishes at the Université Pédagogique Nationale

Picture of a Seminar in Global Englishes with a few Postgraduate students on May 2nd, 2019 at the Université Pédagogique Nationale, in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Professor Lufuluabo, our Francophone Africa Coordinator is on the left.

The classroom … Read the rest “Seminar in Global Englishes at the Université Pédagogique Nationale”

Hanoi University of Science and Technology will receive Dr. Nicola Galloway

May 31, 2019: In June, 2019, Hanoi University of Science and Technology will receive Dr. Nicola Galloway – project coordinator on the use of English as a Medium of Instruction in higher education settings in her trip to conduct … Read the rest “Hanoi University of Science and Technology will receive Dr. Nicola Galloway”

Interview with Ernst Macaro

Author of English Medium Instruction: Content and language in policy and practice

AUTHOR : Interview by Samantha Curle
BOOK DETAILS : Macaro, E. (2018). English Medium Instruction: Content and language in policy and practice. Oxford Applied Linguistics
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Why do you think English as a medium of instruction growing so fast around the globe?

Three reasons:

1) the desire for universities to internationalise (and thereby rise in the world rankings) – this needs a lingua franca (English) so … Read the rest “Interview with Ernst Macaro”

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