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The Roles of English Language Education in Asian Context.

  title={The Roles of English Language Education in Asian Context.},
  author={Bok-Myung Chang},
  journal={Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics},
  • Bok-Myung Chang
  • Published 2011
  • Education
  • Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics
This study surveys the history of English language and the roles of English language education in Asian context. Through the historical survey on English dispersal in Asian countries, the first section of this study traces the dispersal of English from the 18 century and the development of English in Asian countries. The second section of this study explains the development and characteristics of English language education policies in Asian countries. These countries belong to the expanding… 

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