China's English: A history of English in Chinese education

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This book traces the history of English education in the People's Republic of China from 1949 to the present day. It uses the junior secondary school curriculum as the means to examine how English curriculum developers and textbook writers have confronted the shifting ambiguities and dilemmas over five distinct historical periods.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherHong Kong University Press
Number of pages241
ISBN (Print)9789622096639
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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