English Medium Instruction in Chinese Universities

This edited book is about the rationale, practice and classroom implementation of English-medium instruction courses in Chinese universities. It specifically focuses on classroom discourse analysis across different disciplines and settings.

English Medium Instruction in Chinese Universities

This edited book is about the rationale, practice and classroom implementation of English-medium instruction courses in Chinese universities. It specifically focuses on classroom discourse analysis across different disciplines and settings. The main themes of this book are: describing the state educational policies toward English-medium instruction at the tertiary level; distinguishing English-medium instruction from mainstream foreign language learning; analyzing curricula and discourse at the classroom level and evaluating the learning effectiveness of these courses. This book covers the widespread implementation of English-medium courses in China across different disciplines, and it provides a window for researchers and practitioners from other parts of the world to see the curriculum design, lesson planning, discourse features and teacher-student interaction in English-medium classrooms in China. Contributors to this volume consists of a panel of highly respected researchers in the fields of bilingual education, English-medium instruction, classroom discourse analysis and language program evaluation. Chapters include, Balance of Content and Language in English-Medium Instruction Classrooms English-Medium Instruction in a Math Classroom: An Observation Study of Classroom Discourse Asking and answering questions in EMI classrooms: What is the Cognitive and Syntactic Complexity Level?

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English-Medium Instruction in Chinese Universities
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Jing Zhao, L. Quentin Dixon
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-27 - Publisher: Routledge

This edited book is about the rationale, practice and classroom implementation of English-medium instruction courses in Chinese universities. It specifically focuses on classroom discourse analysis across different disciplines and settings. The main themes of this book are: describing the state educational policies toward English-medium instruction at the tertiary level; distinguishing
English-Medium Instruction in Chinese Universities
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Jing Zhao, L. Quentin Dixon
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-27 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This edited book is about the rationale, practice and classroom implementation of English-medium instruction courses in Chinese universities. It specifically focuses on classroom discourse analysis across different disciplines and settings. The main themes of this book are: describing the state educational policies toward English-medium instruction at the tertiary level; distinguishing
English Medium Instruction in Multilingual and Multicultural Universities
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Birgit Henriksen, Anne Holmen, Joyce Kling
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-17 - Publisher: Routledge

English Medium Instruction in Multilingual and Multicultural Universities analyses the issues related to EMI at both a local and international level and provides a broad perspective on this topic. Drawing on field studies from a Northern European context and based primarily on research carried out at the University of Copenhagen,
English-medium Instruction Translanguaging Practices in Asia
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Wenli Tsou, Will Baker (Language teacher)
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book examines translanguaging pedagogy in Asia's English-medium instruction (EMI) higher education. It presents an overview of concepts and common issues, and case studies from specific contexts in Asia. The book first interrogates macro-level English-medium instruction policies and implementation from English as a lingua franca (ELF) perspectives. Following this, implications
The Secret Life of English-Medium Instruction in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: David Block, Sarah Khan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume explores the inner-workings of English-medium instruction (EMI) in higher education (HE) at two universities. After an introductory chapter that sets the scene and provides an essential background, there are four empirically based chapters that draw on data collected from a range of sources at two universities in Catalonia.