English as a Lingua Franca

English as a Lingua Franca

Author: Istvan Kecskes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107103801

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 268

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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.
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.
Second Language Pragmatics and English Language Education in East Asia
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Cynthia Lee
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-28 - Publisher: Routledge

This edited collection addresses the link between second language pragmatics (including interlanguage and intercultural) research and English language education. The chapters use different contemporary research methods and theoretical frameworks such as conversation analysis, language-learners-as-ethnographers, discourse and interactional approaches and data in contexts (either in the region or overseas). The content
Intercultural Communication in Asia: Education, Language and Values
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Andy Curtis, Roland Sussex
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-10 - Publisher: Springer

This volume presents in-depth studies on leading themes in education policy and intercultural communication in contemporary Asia, covering empirical as well as theoretical approaches, and offering both an in-depth investigation of their implications, and a synthesis of areas where these topics cohere and point to advances in description, analysis and
Communicating Strategically in English as a Lingua Franca
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Janin Jafari
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-31 - Publisher: Routledge

There have been noticeable demographic changes recently in the use of English around the world. English as a medium of communication is now the contact language of native speakers from many diverse speech communities who interact with each other in multilingual contexts. The use of English as a lingua franca
Identity and Pragmatic Language Use
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Yoko Nogami
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-22 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ELF (English as a lingua franca) research counters the monocentric view of English based on norms of native speakers of English, and supports any usages reflecting sociopragmatic and pragmalinguistic reality of ELF communication. Such an approach empowers any speakers of English to contemplate their own varieties of English as legitimate,