Social Class in Applied Linguistics

Social Class in Applied Linguistics By David Block, Social Class in Applied Linguistics Publications on language and identity generally focus on global language and culture flows and are seldom informed by political economy Additionally social class as an identity inscription is igno
  • Title: Social Class in Applied Linguistics
  • Author: David Block
  • ISBN: 9780415548182
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Paperback
  • Social Class in Applied Linguistics By David Block, Publications on language and identity generally focus on global language and culture flows, and are seldom informed by political economy Additionally, social class, as an identity inscription, is ignored This book argues that the increasing socioeconomic inequality, which has come with the consolidation of neoliberal policies and practices worldwide, requires changes inPublications on language and identity generally focus on global language and culture flows, and are seldom informed by political economy Additionally, social class, as an identity inscription, is ignored This book argues that the increasing socioeconomic inequality, which has come with the consolidation of neoliberal policies and practices worldwide, requires changes in how we think about identity Proposing that social class should be brought to the fore as a key construct, the book opens with an in depth theoretical discussion of the concept, before tying it to areas of applied linguistics such as world Englishes, second language acquisition, multilingualism and language teaching.
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    1. Well, what do you know A subject that is invested in spreading a major tool of global capitalism the ability for everyone to trade in the same language rarely questions its own providence Despite various recent claims to criticality, David Block exposes how Applied Linguistics not only lacks a consciousness of the role of social class in language learning, but also seems intent on erasing social class from any description or explanation Block pinpoints the few exceptions, where class is not just [...]


    2. The quote I plan to use in future presentations and articles Indeed, English has taken a position as the essential means of delivery of skill sets around the world And this in turn has led to a situation in which knowing how to use English is the most basic of soft skills and the most important one as regards how it provides access to a wide range of skill sets, which have become commodities in global markets 138.


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