English As A Lingua Franca In Higher Education

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Ute Smit | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter

ISBN 10 : 9783110205190
ISBN 13 : 311020519X

Review text: This book is an important contribution to research on multilingualism: the author does not only discuss theoretical aspects of this research field but also attempts to..

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 : 9781501502149
ISBN 13 : 150150214X

The use of English as a global lingua franca has given rise to new challenges and approaches in our understanding of language and communication. One area where ELF (English as a li..

English As A Lingua Franca In Wider Networking

Pub Date : 2014-08-27 | Author : Paola Vettorel | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN 10 : 9783110336009
ISBN 13 : 3110336006

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 emp..

Analysing English As A Lingua Franca

Pub Date : 2012-03-08 | Author : Alessia Cogo | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781441154965
ISBN 13 : 1441154965

There have been considerable recent demographic shifts in the use of English worldwide. English is now undoubtedly (and particularly) an international lingua franca, a lingua mundi..