Essays about: "outer circle countries"

Found 3 essays containing the words outer circle countries.

  1. 1. Constructing 'the Other': A Study of Cultural Representation in English Language Textbooks

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Ivanoff; Amanda Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : English Language Textbooks; ELT; cultural representation; Critical Discourse Analysis; CDA; Visual Semiotics; Circles of World Englishes; the hidden curriculum; hegemonic discourses; imagined communities; Orientalism; the Other ;

    Abstract : Educational textbooks have the power to influence pupils’ perception of the world. In the subject of English, this specifically concerns learning about cultures in different parts of the world where English is used. READ MORE

  2. 2. Concreteness in Business letters : a Corpus-based Analysis of British and Pakistani English

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Akbar Ali; [2010]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Linguistic features of business letters have been a research target of both linguists and business writers. In this study, the language of British and Pakistani Business letters was compared and contrasted in terms of concreteness and abstractness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Teaching Standards or Standard Teaching? : An analysis of the Swedish national curriculum for English at upper-secondary school level

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Lärarutbildningen

    Author : Ciarán O'Neill; [2006]
    Keywords : lingua franca; Standard English; global English; inner circle countries; outer circle countries; expanding circle countries;

    Abstract : English is the most expansionist language in the world today. Currently, native speakers are outnumbered by non-native speakers by a ratio of 3:1, a ratio that is set to grow to 10:1 within the next ten years. One of the consequences of a language growing so rapidly is that its new users tend to ignore already accepted standards. READ MORE