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The great English-language deficiency hype
(Bangkok Post, 2012-02-12)
A Pedagogical Perspective of Translanguaging in the ASEAN Context: A Lesson from Blogging
The focus of this study is to highlight how multilingual society such as in the Philippines and Singapore use translanguaging (Garcia, 2009), an umbrella term which is more than hybrid languages (Gutierrez et al., 1999) ...
Cultures of learning
Medical Mysteries: Madness, Magic, Malevolent Doctors in Contemporary Thai Horror Film
For some inexplicable reason, contemporary Thai horror fi lms seem to be obsessively featuring members of medical profession as central fi gures of evil, capable of committing unspeakable crimes and not even once presenting ...
"Ante et Retro Occulata": Looking Back and Looking Forward
This article briefly looks at what changes might occur linguistically with the widening of English within ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) while at the same time looking at the changes that have taken place in both the ...
Teaching methodology for ESL students in Singapore
ESL in Singapore is dominated by the complexity of her linguistic environment, identity, and the government's language policy. Since English is one of the official languages in Singapore, it is inevitable that English is ...
The use of English as a lingua franca in translation
In translation, not only two languages but two cultures come into contact which means that translators must consider who wrote the text, when, why, for whom and who is now reading it and for what purpose. In the ...
TEACHING TO WRITE RIGHT : LOOKING AT THE "PROCESS"
This study investigated the language choices in the writing of freshmen students at an English medium university in Thailand in response to visual stimuli. The study involved identifying the genres and the lexico-grammatical ...
The Portrait of a City: Lawrence Osborne’s Bangkok Days
The novel Bangkok Days (2009) by Lawrence Osborne offers reflections on the identity of Thailand’s capital and its expatriate residents. The novel taps into Westerners’ imagination and misconceptions of Asia and their ...