English as a Lingua Franca

Challenging and incisive, this book analyses positive and negative accounts of English as a lingua franca, and its linguistic features, within the context of: native and World Englishes multilingualism and intercultural communication ...

English as a Lingua Franca

English as a Lingua Franca: Theorizing and Teaching English examines the English used among non-native speakers around the world today and its relation to English as a native language, as well as the implications for English language teaching. Challenging and incisive, this book analyses positive and negative accounts of English as a lingua franca, and its linguistic features, within the context of: native and World Englishes multilingualism and intercultural communication sociolinguistic issues including accent and identity classroom teaching and learning English as a Lingua Franca is a useful guide for teachers and trainee teachers, and will be essential reading for advanced students and linguists concerned with multilingualism, language contact, language learning, language change, and the place of English in the world today.

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English as a Lingua Franca
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Ian Mackenzie
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-14 - Publisher: Routledge

English as a Lingua Franca: Theorizing and Teaching English examines the English used among non-native speakers around the world today and its relation to English as a native language, as well as the implications for English language teaching. Challenging and incisive, this book analyses positive and negative accounts of English
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
Language: en
Pages: 385
Authors: Anna Mauranen, Elina Ranta
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-02 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

English as a lingua franca has become a hot topic in Applied Linguistics and English Studies. While it has been a subject of controversy for some time, linguistic observations on actual use have largely been missing out of the debate. This is now changing fast, and the study of English
Understanding English as a Lingua Franca - Oxford Applied Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Barbara Seidlhofer
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

A complete introduction to the theoretical nature and practical implications of English used as a lingua franca. Explore the theories and principles of English as a Lingua Franca with leading expert Barbara Seidlhofer
English as a Lingua Franca
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Istvan Kecskes
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Explores the language behaviour of speakers of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF), through the lens of Gricean pragmatics. It will be of interest to a wide range of scholars across the fields of pragmatics, language contact, world Englishes, second language acquisition, and English as a second language.