Download e-book for iPad: Analysing English as a Lingua Franca: A Corpus-driven by Alessia Cogo,Martin Dewey

By Alessia Cogo,Martin Dewey

ISBN-10: 1441137254

ISBN-13: 9781441137258

ISBN-10: 1441158375

ISBN-13: 9781441158376

There were huge fresh demographic shifts within the use of English worldwide.  English is now undoubtedly(and quite) a world lingua franca, a lingua mundi.  The sociolinguistic truth of English language use world wide, and its implications, remain hotly contested.  lots of examine has puzzled, for instance, the possession of English, yet much less awareness has been paid to the linguistic effects of the escalating position English plays.

This is one of many first books to provide an in depth and accomplished account of modern empirical findings in the sector of English as a lingua franca (ELF).  Dewey and Cogo study and interpret their very own huge corpus of evidently taking place spoken interactions and concentrate on selecting leading edge advancements within the pragmatics and lexicogrammar of audio system engaged in ELF talk. 

Dewey and Cogo's paintings makes a considerable contribution to the rising box of empirical ELF studies.  in addition to this functional concentration, this ebook seems at either pragmatic and lexicogrammatical concerns and highlights their interrelationship.  In showcasing the underlying strategies considering the emergence of cutting edge styles of language use, this ebook might be of significant curiosity to complicated scholars and academics working in applied linguistics, ELF, sociolinguistics, and corpus linguistics .

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