ADDRESSING POLITICAL "CONFUSION SYNDROME" DISCOURSES: A CRITICAL APPLIED LINGUISTICS PERSPECTIVE

  • Joseph Ernest Mambu English Department, Faculty of Language and Literature, Satya Wacana Christian University, Salatiga
Keywords: political confusion syndrome Discourses, Critical Applied Linguistics, a problematizing practice, voice

Abstract

This paper aims at extending our understanding of a problematizing practice in Critical Applied Linguistics by exploring issues pertaining to political "confusion syndrome" Discourses. Central to this practice is how EFL teachers and learners depart from their reluctance to explore political issues. Being scaffolded with a working model of such Discourses and a suggested simulation practice, they are hoped to learn how to sympathize with politicians' confusion.

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2008-07-18
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