English as a Lingua Franca attitude and identity by Jennifer Jenkins

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • English language -- Variation -- Foreign countries,
  • English language -- Social aspects -- Foreign countries,
  • English language -- Usage,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers,
  • English language -- Variation -- Foreign countries -- Public opinion,
  • English language -- Social aspects -- Foreign countries -- Public opinion,
  • Intercultural communication -- Public opinion

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Book details

StatementJennifer Jenkins.
SeriesOxford applied linguistics
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21897046M
ISBN 100194422372
ISBN 109780194422376

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English as a Lingua Franca: Theorizing and Teaching English examines the English used among non-native speakers around the world today and its relation to English as a native language, as well as the implications for English language teaching.

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