The Native Speaker: Myth and Reality
Linguists, applied linguists and language teachers all appeal to the native speaker as an important reference point. But what exactly (who exactly?) is the native speaker? This book examines the native speaker from different points of view, arguing that the native speaker is both myth and reality.
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They argue that being a non - native - speaker teacher of English is a powerful
position to be in . The traditional foreigner ... has advantages . This is an
appealing view , given the fact that by far the majority of the world ' s language
Such an investigation is reported by Hill ( 1996 ) and Brown and Lumley ( 1998 ) ,
both referring to the development of an English Proficiency Test for Indonesian
teachers of English . Hill ( 1996 : 32 ) comments : the majority of Indonesian ...
( 1999 ) Non - native Educators in English Language Teaching . Mahwah , NJ ... (
1983 ) Language Teaching Projects for the Third World ( ELT Documents 116 ) .
Oxford ... Canagarajah , S . ( 1999a ) On EFL teachers , awareness and agency .