Creativity in English as a Lingua Franca

This book investigates formal characteristics and discourse functions of linguistic creativity at the level of idioms in spoken ELF as represented in the Vienna-Oxford International Corpus of English (VOICE).

Creativity in English as a Lingua Franca

This book investigates formal characteristics and discourse functions of linguistic creativity at the level of idioms in spoken ELF as represented in the Vienna-Oxford International Corpus of English (VOICE). Building on the findings of previous ELF research, the book proposes that creativity might serve as a fundamental concept in accounting for the variation that seems to be central to describing and understanding English as a lingua franca.

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Creativity in English as a Lingua Franca
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Marie-Luise Pitzl
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-09 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This book investigates formal characteristics and discourse functions of linguistic creativity at the level of idioms in spoken ELF as represented in the Vienna-Oxford International Corpus of English (VOICE). Building on the findings of previous ELF research, the book proposes that creativity might serve as a fundamental concept in accounting
English as a Lingua Franca: Perspectives and Prospects
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Marie-Luise Pitzl, Ruth Osimk-Teasdale
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-11 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This edited volume addresses perspectives and prospects of English as a lingua franca (ELF) in connection with other areas of linguistics. It is the first volume that brings together ELF scholars and experts from a wide range of areas in linguistics (such as corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, language pedagogy,
English as a Lingua Franca in Wider Networking
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Paola Vettorel
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-27 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

In a constantly interconnected world communication takes place beyond territorial boundaries, in networks where English works as a lingua franca. The volume explores how ELF is employed in internationally-oriented personal blogs; findings show how bloggers deploy an array of resources to their expressive and interactional aims, combining global and local
English as a Lingua Franca in the International University
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jennifer Jenkins
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-15 - Publisher: Routledge

In this book, Jennifer Jenkins, one of the leading proponents of English as a Lingua Franca, explores current academic English language policy in higher education around the world. Universities around the world are increasingly presenting themselves as "international" but their English language policies do not necessarily reflect this, even as
Corpus Applications in Applied Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Ken Hyland, Chau Meng Huat, Michael Handford
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-26 - Publisher: A&C Black

Demonstrates the importance of corpus research to applied linguistics, covering a range of areas.