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Globalization and language teaching / edited by David Block and Deborah Cameron

Contributor(s): Block, David [] | Cameron, Deborah [].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: London [etc] : Routledge, 2002Description: VI, [4], 196 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 978-0-415-24276-9; 0-415-24276-2.Subject(s): Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Economic aspects | Language teachers -- Training of | Second language acquisition | Globalización | Lenguas -- Estudios y enseñanza | Segunda lengua -- Adquisición
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Bibliografía: p.168-185

This book considers the issues globalization raises for second language learning and teaching. Block and Cameronś collection shows how, in an economy based on services and information, the linguistic skills of workers becomes increasingly important. New technologies make possible new kinds of language teaching, and language becomes an economic commodity with a value in the global marketplace. This has implications for how and why people learn languages, and for which languages they learn.

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