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Tolerance for Non-Standard English in EFL Classroom

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DOI: 10.23977/aduhe.2021.030417 | Downloads: 9 | Views: 843

Author(s)

Miwang Shao 1

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1 Wuhan University, Hubei Wuhan, 430072, China

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Miwang Shao

ABSTRACT

From the perspective of sociolinguistics, this paper illustrates the necessity and importance of non-standard English acceptance in EFL classroom. Tolerance for non-standard English in EFL classroom not only facilitates learners’ language performance but also supports the call for respect for cultural diversity and recognition of pluralism in a globalized world. This paper attempts to shed some light on the significance of respecting for individual learners and their choices of language in EFL classroom.

KEYWORDS

Non-standard language, EFL classroom, Linguistic and cultural diversity

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Miwang Shao, Tolerance for Non-Standard English in EFL Classroom. Adult and Higher Education (2021) 3: 109-113. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/aduhe.2021.030417.

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