By Alessia Cogo,Martin Dewey
There were substantial fresh demographic shifts within the use of English worldwide. English is now undoubtedly(and relatively) a world lingua franca, a lingua mundi. The sociolinguistic fact of English language use around the world, and its implications, stay hotly contested. lots of study has puzzled, for instance, the possession of English, yet much less awareness has been paid to the linguistic outcomes of the escalating position English plays.
This is one of many first books to provide a close and accomplished account of modern empirical findings in the sphere of English as a lingua franca (ELF). Dewey and Cogo learn and interpret their very own huge corpus of clearly 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 useful concentration, this ebook appears to be like at either pragmatic and lexicogrammatical concerns and highlights their interrelationship. In showcasing the underlying strategies keen on the emergence of leading edge styles of language use, this e-book could be of serious curiosity to complex scholars and academics working in applied linguistics, ELF, sociolinguistics, and corpus linguistics .
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Analysing English as a Lingua Franca: A Corpus-driven Investigation by Alessia Cogo,Martin Dewey