EMI (English-medium instruction) across the Asian region

Kingsley Bolton, John Bacon-Shone, Werner Botha

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This article has two main aims. First, to describe the general background to English-medium instruction (EMI) with reference to Outer Circle and Expanding Circle societies in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia. Second, it analyses data from each of the four case studies in the symposium in this issue in order to identify and explain the background to, and varying forms, of EMI in higher education in Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore, and South Korea.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)392-404
Number of pages13
JournalWorld Englishes
Issue number3
Early online date17 Dec 2022
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2023


  • English language instruction
  • EMI (English-medium instruction)
  • South Asia
  • Southeast Asia
  • East Asia
  • EMI in higher education
  • Higher Education


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