Analysing English as a Lingua Franca: A Corpus-driven by Alessia Cogo,Martin Dewey

By Alessia Cogo,Martin Dewey

There were substantial contemporary demographic shifts within the use of English worldwide.  English is now undoubtedly(and rather) a world lingua franca, a lingua mundi.  The sociolinguistic fact of English language use all over the world, and its implications, remain hotly contested.  lots of examine has wondered, for instance, the possession of English, yet much less recognition 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 certainly happening 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 procedures excited about the emergence of leading edge styles of language use, this e-book might be of serious curiosity to complicated scholars and academics working in applied linguistics, ELF, sociolinguistics, and corpus linguistics .

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