What variety of English should be taught? November 6, 2009Posted by Seamus in English for Progress.
Tags: British Council, British Council India, Btitish Council, ELT conference, English for Progress, examinations, India, Primary education, Sri Lanka, teaching English, Third Policy Dialogue
There is an ongoing debate here in Sri Lanka about which variety of English should be taught and tested in schools: Sri Lankan English or international English. Industry seems to support international English but there are strong voices from Academia which insist that Sri Lankan English is the variety that must be taught and tested. What do you think?