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By Marie-Luise Pitzl,Ruth Osimk-Teasdale

ISBN-10: 150151122X

ISBN-13: 9781501511226

some time past 15 years, English as a lingua franca (ELF) has advanced from a ‘niche subject’ of a comparatively small crew of experts to a hugely efficient learn region that now has a company position at the map of linguistics. on reflection (as good as forward), this edited quantity addresses views and clients of ELF in reference to different components of linguistics. it's the first quantity that brings jointly ELF students with specialists from a variety of components in linguistics (such as corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, historic linguistics, language pedagogy, language coverage, intercultural communication). Adopting an inter-/transdisciplinary process, the booklet lines the impression that discussions approximately ELF have had – or can have – past the research of ELF as such: for the conceptualization, description, technique, pedagogy and politics of ‘English’. because the booklet combines exterior views on ELF, supplied via famous students in assorted fields, with a smaller variety of inner views supplied via admired ELF students, it will likely be of curiosity not just to scholars and researchers drawn to ELF, but additionally to scholars and students in utilized Linguistics, Sociolinguistics and Intercultural Communication.

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