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Is English a threat to Chinese language and culture?: The ‘threat’ of English in China might be balanced by the promotion of Chinese language and culture


In an article published in English Today in 2005, Niu and Woolf contend that:

EFL is a modern day Trojan horse filled with EFL teachers/soldiers or missionaries, armed with English words rather than bullets, intent upon re-colonizing the world to remake it in the image of Western democracy. China has brought the Trojan Horse within its gates and the army of EFL teachers is hard at work Westernizing China.

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L. Pan 2011. ‘English language ideologies in the Chinese foreign language education policies: a world-system perspective.’ Language Policy, 10, 245–63.

P. Seargeant 2012. Exploring World Englishes: Language in a Global Context. Abingdon: Routledge.

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