Perceptions of varieties of spoken English: implications for EIL

@inproceedings{Fraser2006PerceptionsOV,
  title={Perceptions of varieties of spoken English: implications for EIL},
  author={S. Fraser},
  year={2006}
}
  • S. Fraser
  • Published 2006
  • Computer Science
  • Assuming that English is to be taught worldwide to speakers of other languages, discussion centres upon what the purpose of learning English is, and hence what variety/ies should be taught. As the argument for English as an International Language (EIL) gains ground, the central question is which model of English is most appropriate for international communication with global intelligibility. 
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