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Author Preisler, Bent
Title Language and Learning in the International University : From English Uniformity to Diversity and Hybridity
Imprint Bristol : Channel View Publications, 2011
©2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (263 pages)
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Series Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education
Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education
Note Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part 1 English as a Lingua Franca for Higher Education Teaching and Learning -- Chapter 1 The Relationship between Teaching Language and Student Learning in Swedish University Physics -- Chapter 2 Students' and Teachers' Self-Assessment of English Language Proficiency in English-Medium Higher Education in Denmark: A Questionnaire Study -- Part 2 When the Official Lingua Franca Happens to be the First Language of the Majority: The Case of the United Kingdom -- Chapter 3 Perceptions of Identity and Issues of Concern among International Students in the United Kingdom -- Chapter 4 Developing Perceptions of Interculturality: A Troublesome Space? -- Chapter 5 Internationalising the University: Enabling Selves-in-the-World -- Part 3 The Construction of International Perspectives in 'International' Student Group Work -- Chapter 6 Educational Practices in the International University: Language as a Resource for Intercultural Distinction in a Project Group Meeting -- Chapter 7 International Basic Studies in the Humanities: Internationalization and Localization in Four Dimensions -- Part 4 Academic Writing and Literacy in a Transnational Perspective -- Chapter 8 Crossing Borders: The Feasibility of Harmonising Academic Literacy Standards across Europe -- Chapter 9 Plagiarism in the International University: From Kidnapping and Theft to Translation and Hybridity -- Part 5 East and West at the International University -- Chapter 10 International Students at China Three Gorges University: A Survey -- Chapter 11 How Far Can Face and Hierarchy Affect Developing Interaction between Korean University Students and their Supervisors in the United Kingdom? -- Chapter 12 Intercultural Interaction: Teacher and Student Roles in the Classroom of Portuguese as a Foreign Language in Macau, China
Based on a series of studies from universities around the world, this book suggests that internationalization does not equate with across-the-board use of English, and instead represents a new cultural and linguistic hybridity with the potential to develop new identities unfettered by traditional 'us-and-them' binary thinking
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Preisler, Bent Language and Learning in the International University : From English Uniformity to Diversity and Hybridity Bristol : Channel View Publications,c2011 9781847694140
Subject English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.;Second language acquisition.;Language and culture
Electronic books
Alt Author Klitgård, Ida
Fabricius, Anne
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