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Understanding English as a Lingua Franca : A complete introduction to the theoretical nature and practical implications of English used as a lingua franca, Paperback / softback Book

Understanding English as a Lingua Franca : A complete introduction to the theoretical nature and practical implications of English used as a lingua franca Paperback / softback

Part of the Oxford Applied Linguistics series

Description

The number of English speakers in the world continues to grow, but the vast majority are non-native speakers using English to communicate with each other, rather than with native speakers. This book examines the use of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) from various perspectives.

It explores the various ways in which ELF represents a challenge to the predominance of the native-speaker model, as well as its implications for other fields of linguistic research and for English language teaching.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: ELT: teaching theory & methods
  • ISBN: 9780194375009

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