English As A Lingua Franca

Pub Date : 2009-10-02 | Author : Anna Mauranen | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781443815819
ISBN 13 : 1443815810

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 a..

Culture And Identity Through English As A Lingua Franca

Pub Date : 2015-07-01 | Author : Will Baker | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN 10 : 9781501502163
ISBN 13 : 1501502166

The use of English as a lingua franca (ELF) on a global scale forces a reassessment of our understanding of the relationships between language, culture and identity in intercultura..

Latest Trends In Elf Research

Pub Date : 2011-08-08 | Author : Alasdair Archibald | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781443833288
ISBN 13 : 1443833282

English as a Lingua Franca, or ELF for short, is currently one of the most dynamic topics in the fields of applied and socio-linguistics and English Language Teaching. It has been ..

Communities Of Practice In The History Of English

Pub Date : 2013-10-10 | Author : Joanna Kopaczyk | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9789027271204
ISBN 13 : 9027271208

Languages change and they keep changing as a result of communicative interactions and practices in the context of communities of language users. The articles in this volume showcas..