An international network on the topics of English Medium Instruction (EMI) and Global Englishes, exploring the linguistic and educational implications of the global spread of the English language.
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Teaching English in global contexts
Our network focuses on the pedagogical implications of Global Englishes research and aims to help instigate the much needed paradigm shift away from native English speaking norms to ensure the 21st century English classroom is reflective of how the language functions today as a global lingua franca.
Teaching IN English in global contexts
Our network focuses on English Medium Instruction (EMI), which has become one of the most significant trends in Higher education in non-Anglophone countries.
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论坛主题：高等教育国际化背景下的语言政策与教学 发言人及主题 日本高校EMI语言规划与留学生的语言管理 郑咏滟 复旦大学外文学院英文系 教授 刘佳琦 复旦大学外文学院日文系 副教授 跨文化教学原则下留学生的学习动机和学习体验研究 丁妍 复旦大学高等教育研究所 副研究员 中国大学西班牙语教师的教学信念研究 鹿秀川 复旦大学外文学院西班牙文系 副教授 “一带一路”背景下语言政策走向及大中小一体化跨文化课程开发的设想 徐冬青 复旦大学高等教育研究所 副研究员 王颖 英国南安普顿大学人文学院现代语言与语言学系 高级讲师 时间：2020年6月29日（周一）14:00–16:30 地点：ZOOM会议ID: 627 855 79364; 密码：020629 会议链接： https://zoom.com.cn/j/62785579364 (登陆zoom平台输入会议ID及密码，或点击会议链接即可免费参加。)
English Language Teaching Today: July 4 Webinar hosted by Jilin University
The 21st EASE Conference
The English in Southeast Asia (ESEA) conference series is a collaboration between educational institutions across Southeast Asia and the Asia Pacific region.
Practitioner Webinar Series
We are pleased to announce that we will be launching our Practitioner Webinar Series this summer!
Webinar : Implementing EMI at a University in Turkey: a Pilot Study – Kari Sahan
Kari Sahan shares the findings from her study on EMI policies and classroom language practices at universities in Turkey.
Webinar : The historical development of EMI in Japan – Dr Graham Mackenzie
Dr. Graham Mackenzie from Sophia University presents his research on teacher perceptions of Japanese English medium instruction.
EMI : Professional Development
Featured reading list for this section
Professional Development (GE)
Our featured Reading List contains over 120 references for professional development materials.
Global impact of EMI
G González-Alcaide, G., Valderrama-Zurián, J. C., & Aleixandre-Benavent, R. (2012). The Impact Factor in non-English- speaking countries. Scientometrics, 92(2), 297–311. H He, X. (2008). Quantitative analysis of the internationalized academic output of the Humanities and Social Sciences in the mainland academic institution since the founding of China-based on the quantitative analysis of SSCI and A&HCI […]
A Al-Ansari, S. (2000). Sheltered Curricular Exposure and Unsheltered Extra-Curricular Exposure as factors influencing the development of Academic Proficiency in ESL. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, 38, 175-194. Andrade, M. S. (2006). International students in English-speaking universities: Adjustment factors. Journal of Research in International Education, 5(2), 131–154. B Brown, H. (2014). Contextual […]
Call for papers: Special issue journal of English-medium Instruction
The Journal of English-Medium Instruction (JEMI) announces a call for a 2022 special issue. The purpose of the special issue is to bring together contributions (full papers as well as other types of contributions) dedicated to a specific topic, issue or problem relating to English-Medium Instruction, providing an in-depth engagement with the area in question. […]
Interview with Yusop Boonsuk
1) What is the importance of Global Englishes (GE) for English language teaching (ELT)? Global Englishes (GE) is a phenomenon that challenges many ELT educational stakeholders who usually favor native-English conventions and raises a significant language learning question whether native English standards are still the way to go when English has gone global with pluricentricity, […]
Interview with Denchai Prabjandee
1) What is the importance of Global Englishes (GE) for English language teaching (ELT)? I think GE is very important for ELT because it can prepare learners for the messy world of English use in the 21stcentury. The global spread of English challenges the taken-for-granted assumption about the notion of English, English users, […]
Changing Englishes: An Online Course for Teachers
Changing Englishes is an online course designed to help teachers meet the challenges of integrating local languages and cultural contexts.
Legal English for law-related and language-related professions
A 20-hour online course aimed at any law- or language-related professionals or students who wish to improve their level of legal English.
An interview with an EMI content teacher
An interview with an EMI content teacher from a Psychology department at a Japanese university, discussing EMI pedagogy, challenges, benefits and strategies.
Membership and Team Roles
It is free to register and become a member of this network. Registered members can add posts and other content to this website, and receive email notifications about new content. Please add some information about yourself to your account in order to enrich your network profile.
Our network team includes advisors and coordinators for:
- global regions
- professional development
- industry engagement
We are always happy to expand our team – please get in touch if you are interested in any of the current roles or creating a new one