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Title: Biliteracy and Globalization
Subtitle: English Language Education in India
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847690326
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Description:

This book analyzes how the urban disadvantaged in the city of New Delhi
learn English. Using qualitative methods the author discusses the pedagogy,
texts and contexts in which biliteracy occurs and links English language
teaching and learning in India with the broader social processes of
globalization.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847690335
ISBN-13: 9781847690333
Pages: 168
Prices: U.S.$ 109.95
U.K.£ 54.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1847690327
ISBN-13: 9781847690326
Pages: 168
Prices: U.K.£ 21.95
U.S.$ 44.95