The Pedagogy and Practice of Western-trained Chinese English Language Teachers : Foreign Education, Chinese Meanings Paperback / softback
Part of the ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series series
Providing an East-West flow of language teaching knowledge and know-how to balance prevailing Western-centric perspectives, this book is an in-depth investigation of the impact of Western-based language teacher education on the pedagogy and practice of Chinese English language teachers who received their training in Western institutions or those that emphasize Western-based teaching approaches.
A significant and growing number of these teachers will influence millions of language learners in China over the next decades.
The Pedagogy and Practice of Western-trained Chinese English Language Teachers:Forefronts Chinese teachers' voices and experiences in the context of their workplaces and classrooms Connects and balances theory and practice using a sociocultural lens Discusses the Chinese government's policies on the training of teachers and analyzes them in terms of their impact on both American and Chinese higher education institutionsThis is a must read book for anyone interested in learning theory adopted from a Western perspective and applied within an Asian setting.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 130 pages, 9 Tables, black and white; 2 Illustrations, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 13/11/2013
- Category: Bilingualism & multilingualism
- ISBN: 9780415629362