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Teaching World English

Gupta, A.F. (2001) Teaching World English. Mextesol, 25 (2).

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Abstract

[INTRODUCTION] Once learners of English have achieved some basic skill in English, they will begin to learn from sources outside the classroom. Students will either come across or actively seek out English in its written and spoken forms. Any teacher will want to encourage this and reward students for what they learn outside the classroom. The students’ desire to hear and read English will be recognised as a sign of commitment.

But all teachers need to give some thought to the kinds of English their students may bring back to the classroom, and need to anticipate some of the difficulties that exposure to the complex world of real English can bring about. (Continues..)

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: This is an author produced version of a paper published in 'Mextesol'.
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts (Leeds) > School of English (Leeds)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2014 07:12
Status: Published
Publisher: Mextesol
Refereed: No
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1812

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