English as an Academic Lingua Franca

English as an Academic Lingua Franca

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Open publication As a result of globalization, higher education institutions throughout the world are adopting English for parts of their education. Higher education is becoming increasingly international and thus linguistically diverse, for educational, idealistic and financial reasons. This book presents a much-needed description of English as a lingua franca (ELF) from an international university setting and focuses on form and pragmatic issues, using authentic spoken data. It provides useful insights into how communicative effectiveness can be achieved in spoken lingua franca communication.Airey, John 2009 Science, language, and literacy: Case studies of learning in Swedish university physics. Unpublished ... Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge. net/download/ Baker, Will 2009 The cultures of English as a lingua franca. TESOLanbsp;...

Title:English as an Academic Lingua Franca
Author:Beyza Björkman
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2013-01-30


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