The “other(ing)” costs of ESL: A Canadian case study

@inproceedings{Lee2008TheC,
  title={The “other(ing)” costs of ESL: A Canadian case study},
  author={Ena Lee},
  year={2008}
}
While the commodification of English as a global language may give rise to varying degrees of political and economic benefits for language learners, a simultaneous “cost” of this return may be a continued perpetuation of various forms of hegemony. In this vein, this one-year case study investigated a Canadian post-secondary English as a Second Language (ESL) program that analyzed the interconnections between language and culture through a critical dialogic approach. Classroom observations… CONTINUE READING

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