explanation of postcolonial discourse as it relates to English that is provided by Pennycook

 

Task

For this summary, you have to focus on the explanation of postcolonial discourse as it relates to English that is provided by Pennycook in:

Pennycook, A., Section D1, Discourses of Postcolonialism. In Jenkins, J. (2014). Global Englishes: A resource book for students. Routledge 182-189.

 

You will need to have watched the videos in the folder for weeks 7&8, attended class and read Pennycook’s chapter to complete this task properly.

 

A discourse is a way of seeing the world, or parts of the world. Pennycook outlines the key components of the discourse of postcolonialism as they impact attitudes toward English.

 

In your summary you are to present a minimum of 500 to a maximum of 750 (500-750) of your own words in which you outline, in clearly written prose, the components of this discourse as explained by Pennycook.

 

 

 

 

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Marking criteria

 

Your summary must:

1. Introduce key information about the section in the context of the chapter.     /2
2. Provide a clear outline of the author’s main ideas/points.     /2
3. Paraphrase (no direct quoting).     /2
4. Use (a) properly constructed paragraph(s).     /2
5. Be written in well-structured sentences.     /2

 

Standards

How well your summary does the above will be the basis of the marks awarded.

 

 

 

Your summary

 

 

 

 

References

 

Pennycook, A., Section D1, Discourses of Postcolonialism. In Jenkins, J. (2014). Global Englishes: A resource book for students. Routledge 182-189.