The spread of EIL: a testing time for testers
Jenkins, Jennifer (2006) The spread of EIL: a testing time for testers. ELT Journal, 60, (1), 42-50. (doi:10.1093/elt/cci080).
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This article argues that recent changes in both users and uses of English have become so far-reaching that a major rethink of English language teaching teaching goals is called for. It goes on to claim, however, that this will first require a substantial overhaul of English language testing, given that teachers and learners alike will be reluctant to embrace any curriculum change that is not reflected in the targets set by the major examination boards.
|Keywords:||english as an international language (eil), english as a lingua franca (elf), english language testing|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
P Language and Literature > PE English
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Modern Languages
|Date Deposited:||27 Apr 2009|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 11:52|
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