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The Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca

Edited by: Jennifer Jenkins , Will Baker , Martin Dewey

Print publication date:  August  2017
Online publication date:  August  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138855328
eBook ISBN: 9781315717173
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The Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the main theories, concepts, contexts and applications of this rapidly developing field of study.
Including 47 state-of-the art chapters from leading international scholars, the handbook covers key concepts, regional spread, linguistic features and communication processes, domains and functions, ELF in academia, ELF and pedagogy and future trends.
This handbook is key reading for all those engaged in the study and research of English as a lingua franca and world/global Englishes more broadly, within English language, applied linguistics, and education.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Conceptualising ELF Download PDF
Chapter  2:  English as a lingua franca and intercultural communication Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Communities of practice and English as a lingua franca Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Complexity and ELF Download PDF
Chapter  5:  English language teaching Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Cognitive perspectives on English as a lingua franca Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Standard English and the dynamics of ELF variation Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Historical perspectives on ELF Download PDF
Chapter  9:  ELF and the EU/wider Europe Download PDF
Chapter  10:  English as a lingua franca in the Gulf Cooperation Council states Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The development of English as a lingua franca in ASEAN Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Chinese English as a lingua franca Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The status of ELF in Japan Download PDF
Chapter  14:  ELF in Brazil Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Is English the lingua franca of South Africa? Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Analysing ELF variability Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The pragmatics of ELF Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Pronunciation and miscommunication in ELF interactions Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Creativity, idioms and metaphorical language in ELF Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Grammar in ELF Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Morphosyntactic variation in spoken English as a lingua franca interactions Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Language norms in ELF  Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Uncooperative lingua franca encounters Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Translingual practice and ELF Download PDF
Chapter  25:  ELF in the domain of business—BELF Download PDF
Chapter  26:  ELF in social contexts Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Humour in ELF interaction Download PDF
Chapter  28:  ELF in electronically mediated intercultural communication Download PDF
Chapter  29:  ELF and multilingualism Download PDF
Chapter  30:  ELF and translation/interpreting Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Beyond monolingualism in higher education Download PDF
Chapter  32:  EMI in higher education Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Written academic English as a lingua franca Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Transforming higher education language and literacy policies Download PDF
Chapter  35:  ELF and teacher education Download PDF
Chapter  36:  ELF-aware teaching, learning and teacher development Download PDF
Chapter  37:  ELF and ELT teaching materials Download PDF
Chapter  38:  ELF and Content and Language Integrated Learning Download PDF
Chapter  39:  ELT and ELF in the East Asian contexts Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Language as system and language as dialogic creativity Download PDF
Chapter  41:  English language teachers and ELF Download PDF
Chapter  42:  English as a lingua franca Download PDF
Chapter  43:  ELF in migration Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Global languages and lingua franca communication Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Language assessment Download PDF
Chapter  46:  ELF and critical language testing Download PDF
Chapter  47:  The future of English as a lingua franca? Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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