World Englishes from a holistic view and considerations on English education in Vietnam
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- World Englishes, English education, teachers, Vietnam
The development of English as the mutual language among of ASEAN context since 2008 and the formation of ASEAN Economic Community since 2015 have set milestones in the social and educational development of each country of the organisation. In English education in Vietnam, understanding the diversity of Englishes in the organisation has become an important task. This article aims to present a holistic view of World Englishes (WE) in research generally and in relation to English education in Vietnam, particularly by illustrating the Vietnamese English teachers' perceptions of WE in the Vietnamese teaching context. The data were collected via an online questionnaire using a snowball sampling method from seventy-six respondents who are English lecturers from twenty-six universities or colleges in Vietnam and via focus group interviews with five participants who were doing Master Degree in Applied Linguistics at an Australian university. The article delineates the findings of the Vietnamese English teachers' perceptions towards WE and their experiences in introducing WE in their teaching context. Discussion of English education in Vietnam, including issues in English teaching, English teachers' development and considerations of the policy context is also be presented.
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TY - CONF AU - Tran Thi Hao AU - Ngo Dinh Phuong PY - 2017/05 DA - 2017/05 TI - World Englishes from a holistic view and considerations on English education in Vietnam BT - Proceedings of the 1st Yogyakarta International Conference on Educational Management/Administration and Pedagogy (YICEMAP 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 247 EP - 254 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/yicemap-17.2017.42 DO - 10.2991/yicemap-17.2017.42 ID - ThiHao2017/05 ER -