Mapping Conceptual Change: The Ideological Struggle for the Meaning of EFL in Uruguayan Education

Neoliberal ideology attempts to make all spheres of social life play by the rules of the market (Gray, 2000), and foreign language teaching is not an exception. The hegemonic role of English in the neoliberal project breeds it as a commodity that can satisfy non-native speakers’ need to access the globalized world. In the 1990s, neoliberalism …