ERIC Number: EJ806112
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
Foley, Joseph A.
RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, v36 n2 p223-234 2005
This account of English in the formal education system in Thailand traces briefly its historical background and then looks at the teaching of English today. The country itself has quite a complex sociolinguistic context and in order to understand the teaching and learning of English, one must understand the basic tenets of the culture. From this cross-cultural perspective, we can then understand some of the new initiatives that are presently being taken in English Language Teaching in Thailand.
Descriptors: Educational History, Curriculum Development, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Sociolinguistics, Cultural Influences, English Curriculum, Language Usage, Communication Skills
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Thailand