Reimagining English Competence: Recorded Sessions

English competence has been traditionally defined in reference to a native or ideal speaker norm and in terms of the grammar of the language. This definition has been challenged.
  • How can we overcome the native speaker as the standard and address the changing realities of English language use around the world, both with regard to students’ needs for English and to teachers’ needs for proficiency in English?

  • What new research​-based models and goals for English competence can be developed to guide policy and practice?

  • How can the multiple Englishes that arise in different contexts be incorporated in frameworks, standards, large-scale tests, and rubrics?
Reimagining English Competence Speaker Bios

Guiding Principles Presentations


Reimagining English Competence Round Table Notes

Presenter Reflections

Session Summary and Q&A


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