Interview with Chris Hall

Principal researcher of Modelling plurilithic orientations to English with trainee teachers: A comparative international study

AUTHOR : Interview by Jane Ra
BOOK DETAILS : Modelling plurilithic orientations to English with trainee teachers: A comparative international study

Project: Modelling plurilithic orientations to English with trainee teachers: A comparative international study

Principal researcher: Christopher J Hall (York St John University, UK)

Co-researchers: Alice Gruber (Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences, Germany), Yuan Qian (Suzhou University of … Read the rest “Interview with Chris Hall”

Interview with Emma Dafouz and Ute Smit

Authors of ROAD-MAPPING English Medium Education in the Internationalised University

AUTHOR : Interview by Annette Bradford
BOOK DETAILS : Dafouz, E. & Smit, U. (2020) ROAD-MAPPING English Medium Education in the Internationalised University. Palgrave Pivot
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1. What was the impetus behind your recent book “ROAD-MAPPING English Medium Education in the Internationalised University”?Dafouz and Smit Nov 2019

Given the exponential growth of the use of English in higher education across the globe, we wanted to argue in detail for our … Read the rest “Interview with Emma Dafouz and Ute Smit”

Interview with Myrna Escalona Sibaja

Author of Professional Development for EMI Faculty in Mexico: The Case of Bilingual, International, and Sustainable Universities

AUTHOR : Interview by Annette Bradford
BOOK DETAILS : Escalona Sibaja, M. (2020) Professional Development for EMI Faculty in Mexico The Case of Bilingual, International, and Sustainable Universities. Routledge Focus on English Medium Instruction in Higher Education
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1. What was the impetus behind your recent book “Professional Development for EMI Faculty in Mexico: The Case of Bilingual, International, and Sustainable Universities”?Myrna Escalona Sibaja

I lived in the UK from 2015 to 2017. During a trip to Mexico … Read the rest “Interview with Myrna Escalona Sibaja”

Interview with Tomokazu Ishikawa

author of "EMF awareness in the Japanese EFL/EMI context"

AUTHOR : Interview by Jane Ra
BOOK DETAILS : Ishikawa, T. (2020 in press). EMF awareness in the Japanese EFL/EMI context. ELT Journal, 74(4).

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

I’d tend to think from a slightly different perspective(!): What is the importance of ELT without GE? An increasing number of people learn to use English for … Read the rest “Interview with Tomokazu Ishikawa”

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
Journal Asian Englishes

 

 

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
Kling Book Cover

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”

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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