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17995article: "LINGUISTIC SCHIZOPHRENIA" IN HONG KONG UNIVERSITY ELT CENTERS

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  • karen
    Nov 13, 2013
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      Andy Curtis (a long time EFL professional in Hong Kong who has took a position in California in 2012) writes about "Linguistic Schizophrenia" in Hong Kong University ELT Centers.

      This article is from TESOL's Higher Education Interest Section newsletter:

      http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolheis/issues/2013-11-06/1.html

      a one-paragraph excerpt:
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      Statements such as that led to the question: Is English in Hong Kong really a "cultural bridge" or is it just a "colonial imposition"? This led to a many other questions about why we were teaching English there in the first place, what the motivations of the learners were, what the agenda of the administration (governmental and university) was, and how to reconcile all of these competing concerns.
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      Karen
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