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Title English and globalization : perspectives from Hong Kong and mainland China / edited by Kwok-kan Tam, Timothy Weiss
Imprint Hong Kong : Chinese University Press, c2004
book jacket
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  805.1 E58    AVAILABLE    30580002404403
Descript xxvii, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Introduction: English(es) in global and local perspectives ; World English(es) in the age of globalization / Kwok-kan Tam -- Global English, culture and western modernity / David Parker -- English studies as creolized cultural space / Timothy Weiss -- Linguistic imperialism and the history of English language teaching in Hong Kong / Joseph Boyle -- Centrifugal tendencies around the rim: reading Maxine Hong Kingston's The woman warrior in the Hong Kong University classroom / Stuart Christie -- Globalization, tribalization and online communication / Suying Yang -- Globalization and English language teaching in Hong Kong / George C.K. Jor -- The English language and Chinese people / Phillip Shu-yue Sun -- When English becomes big business / Wang Labao -- Globalization and intercultural competence / Wen Qiufang -- Globalism and localism: issues of standard and variation in English as a foreign language / Li Ming (Suzhou) -- The role of empathy in intercultural communication / Ma Liyan -- Acultural approach to literature for Chinese students / Ye Hong -- The need to integrate language and culture in teaching English as a foreign language in China / Li Ming (Guangdon) -- English language education in China: an update / Agnes Lam, Kathy Chow
Includes bibliographical references
Subject English language -- Social aspects -- China -- Hong Kong
English language -- Social aspects -- China
Globalization -- Social aspects
English language -- China
Alt Author Weiss, Timothy, 1949-
Tam, Kwok-kan, 1952-
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