EIL Education for the Expanding Circle

EIL Education for the Expanding Circle : A Japanese Model

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The teaching of English in the Expanding Circle, traditionally called EFL countries, has long been regarded as having no choice but to follow Inner Circle or Anglo-American norms, both in pedagogy and language models. This situation is in sharp contrast with that of the Outer Circle, or ESL countries, where the WE (World Englishes) paradigm, coupled with post-colonialism, has liberated the users of indigenous Englishes from the norms of Anglophone native speakers. Employing. Japan as a primary sample, this book proposes a new paradigm of EIL (English as an International Language) education, by integrating relevant paradigms such as WE and ELF (English as a Lingua Franca), which enables users of English from the Expanding Circle to represent their own voices in international communication.. Various examples of actual classroom practice in EIL are also presented, bridging the longstanding gap between theory and practice in this field.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 9.91mm | 454g
  • Routledge
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0367887398
  • 9780367887391
  • 2,294,155

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Liberating the Expanding Circle through EIL Part I: A Paradigm of EIL Education 2. A Holistic Framework of EIL Education 3. Principles for EIL Education Part II: Models, Materials, and Methodologies for EIL Education 4. Developing Original Production Models 5. Cultural Content of Teaching Materials 6. Locally-appropriate Methodology Part III: Practices of EIL Education 7. Approaches and Methods for Teaching EIL 8. A Radio EIL Education Program 9. Integrated Practice in Teaching English as an International Language (IPTEIL) 10. Content and English as a Lingua Franca Integrated Learning (CELFIL) Conclusion 11. Toward the Ownership of English for the Expanding Circle
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Review Text

"This book is a valuable addition to the ongoing discussion on teaching EIL and is a must read for all scholars and practitioners of EIL education" -Aya Matsuda, Arizona State University, From World Englishes, 38(4), 687-689. DOI: 10.1111/weng.12441


"The field has been slow to supplement theory with concrete ideas. This volume on Japan by Hino, however, is the most thoroughly fleshed-out effort to give clear suggestions to practitioners." - James F. D'Angelo, Chukyo University, From Asian Studies Review DOI: 10.1080/10357823.2019.1673927
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Review quote

"This book is a valuable addition to the ongoing discussion on teaching EIL and is a must read for all scholars and practitioners of EIL education" -Aya Matsuda, Arizona State University, From World Englishes, 38(4), 687-689. DOI: 10.1111/weng.12441


"The field has been slow to supplement theory with concrete ideas. This volume on Japan by Hino, however, is the most thoroughly fleshed-out effort to give clear suggestions to practitioners." - James F. D'Angelo, Chukyo University, From Asian Studies Review DOI: 10.1080/10357823.2019.1673927
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About Nobuyuki Hino

Nobuyuki Hino (Ph.D) is Professor at the Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University, Japan. He currently serves on the editorial/advisory board of the journal World Englishes (Wiley) as well as on the editorial board of the book series Intercultural Communication and Language Education (Springer) and Routledge Advances in Teaching English as an International Language (Routledge).
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