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Analysing English as a Lingua Franca : a Corpus-driven Investigation.

Author: Alessia Cogo; Martin Dewey
Publisher: London : Continuum International Pub., 2012.
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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. The sociolinguistic reality of English language use worldwide, and its implications, continue to be hotly contested. Plenty of research has questioned, for example, the ownership of English, but less attention has been paid to the  Read more...
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Cogo, Alessia.
Analysing English as a Lingua Franca : A Corpus-driven Investigation.
London : Continuum International Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alessia Cogo; Martin Dewey
ISBN: 9781441154965 1441154965 9781441109415 1441109412
OCLC Number: 787843515
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages)
Contents: Cover; Halftitle; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction; Introducing English as a lingua franca; ELF research to date; Introducing our work in ELF; Chapter One: Researching English in the world; 1.1 Clarifying our terms of reference; 1.2 Defining ELF; 1.3 A paradigm shift: the need for empirical data in ELF; 1.4 The 'international' spread of corpus linguistics to date; Chapter Two: Investigating lingua franca communication; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Intercultural communication and ELF; 2.3 Our approach to ELF communication; 2.4 Our corpora. 2.5 Summary: theoretical perspectives and methodological approachChapter Three: Patterns of innovation in ELF lexicogrammar; 3.1 Overview; 3.2 Concluding remarks and matters arising; Chapter Four: Underlying motives and adaptive processes in ELF; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Exploiting redundancy; 4.3 Regularization; 4.4 Added prominence; 4.5 Accommodation; 4.6 Explicitness and clarity of proposition; 4.7 Summary; Chapter Five: Achieving understanding in ELF: focus on pragmatics; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Initiating the negotiation; 5.3 Negotiation strategies; 5.4 Summary. Chapter Six: Supporting meaning: interactional pragmatics6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Backchannels; 6.3 Simultaneous talk; 6.4 Utterance completions; 6.5 Summary; Chapter Seven: The theoretical and practical implications of ELF; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 A theoretical account of globalization: localization of global phenomena; 7.3 Re-evaluating the notion of speech community; 7.4 Reconceptualizing language and communication; 7.5 Communicative competence revisited; 7.6 Implications for current pedagogic models and practices; 7.7 Where do we go from here?; NOTES; REFERENCES; AUTHOR INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX.

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