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Debating standard language ideology in the classroom: using the ‘Speak Good English Movement’ to raise awareness of Global Englishes

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In this article, we describe and evaluate an innovative pedagogical task designed to raise awareness of Global Englishes and to challenge standard language ideology in an English language classroom. The task encouraged the learning and debate of the controversial Speak Good English Movement, which campaigns for Singaporeans to use a ‘standard’ form of English rather than the local variety, ‘Singlish’. The debate was introduced as a Global Englishes-inspired multi-lesson task at a Japanese uni...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1177/0033688216684281

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Oxford, SSD, Education
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SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
RELC Journal Journal website
Publication date:
2017-01-06
Acceptance date:
2016-09-24
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ISSN:
1745-526X
Pubs id:
pubs:646373
URN:
uri:1c2cd092-d31a-4330-8610-029b46ce5a7b
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uuid:1c2cd092-d31a-4330-8610-029b46ce5a7b
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pubs:646373

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