The fourth reason for claiming that English-language education in Taiwan is punctuated with confusion can be found in another recent major decision made by the central education authorities. Due to an acute shortage of communicatively proficient local English-language teachers, the government proposed in 2003 to embark upon a program of mass recruitment of native speakers to teach in elementary and junior high schools in the country.
Teaching English from Elementary School in an Asian Context: A Language-planning Perspective
Inside the English Language Schools in Taiwan
Taiwanese English speakers will develop a distinct creole language which may be called. Taiwan English or China English, depending on the prevalent global political situation and. attitudes towards language and identity. (Quirk, 1990; ...