How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
The sociopolitical dimensions of English language teaching are central to our profession. These dimensions include language policies, cultural expectations, and the societal roles of languages. This book aims to present these issues to practising and aspiring teachers in order to raise awareness of the sociopolitical nature of English language teaching.