English language learning as a global phenomenon

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English language learning as a global phenomenon

  1. 1. English Language learning as a global phenomenon Young Learners Workshop Cecilia Maller
  2. 2. Impact of global English <ul><li>East Asia: good example, middle class wants the lg. for their kids- as international vehicle to use with the rest of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>In countries were educational competition is strong- stds. are faced to tests and examinations for English language. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2001 European Year of Languages <ul><li>Celebrated the diversity of languages. </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging lifelong learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Providing information about the teaching and learning of lgs. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How is English pesent? <ul><li>As a national priority in primary schools in many parts of Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Part of public and family environment : </li></ul><ul><li>Cartoons, TV, films, pop music, magazines and newspapers. </li></ul><ul><li>“ English is often, not always, the foreign language of choice” </li></ul>

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