Foreign Language Teachers and English as a Global Language

2:30 - 3:50pm

Loreto A

Presented at: MEXTESOL 2014

English has become a global language. This panel will discuss the implications of English as a global language for the foreign language teacher. Questions addressed include: what are the implications of English as a global language for the foreign language teacher in elementary and secondary schools? Does global English require a new and different approach to the teaching of English? In what way are foreign language teachers challenged by global English?