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English As Lingua Franca

Author : Karin Dovring
ISBN : 0275958787
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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As an international language, English has facilitated the sharing of information. But when it comes to communication, specifically political communication, Dovring argues that the type of English that is used leads to misunderstandings, political double entendre, and the subtle manipulation of public opinion. President Kennedy was one of the first to face this problem when he negotiated with Khrushchev in the 1960s. He encountered an English where familiar words were used with new or dubious meanings in order to point toward certain political goals. This Bodysnatched English is the subject of Dovring's study. A communication analyst, Dovring examines the use, influence and political environment where Bodysnatched English has appeared. She points out the often neglected fact that communication is an art, performed to perfection by politicians acting on the public stage. She analyzes recent political communications, including the words of Reagan, Clinton, Gorbachev, Khrushchev and Qadafi.

The Cultural And Intercultural Dimensions Of English As A Lingua Franca

Author : Dr. Prue Holmes
ISBN : 9781783095117
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This book investigates the cultural and intercultural aspects of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF). Authors discuss how ‘culture’ and the ‘intercultural’ can be understood, theorised and operationalised in ELF, and how the concepts can be integrated into formats of ELF-oriented learning and teaching. The various cultural connotations are also discussed (ideological, political, religious and historical) and whether it is possible to use and/or teach a lingua franca as if it were culturally neutral. The chapters consider the communication and pedagogical implications of the cultural and intercultural dimensions of ELF and offer suggestions for new directions in ELF research, pedagogy and curriculum development.

English As A Lingua Franca

Author : Luke Prodromou
ISBN : 9780826440136
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Using a corpus of data drawn from naturally-occurring second language conversations, this book explores the role of idiomaticity in English as a native language, and its comparative role in English as a lingua franca. Through examining how idiomaticity enables first language learners to achieve a greater degree of fluency, the book explores why idiomatic language poses such a challenge for users of English as a lingua franca. The book puts forward a new definition of competence and fluency within the context of English as a lingua franca, concluding with an analysis of practical implications for the lingua franca classroom. This in-depth study of English language learning using corpus data will be of interest to researchers in applied linguistics and corpus linguistics and to teachers of English as an international lingua franca.

The Global And Local Dimensions Of English

Author : Marija Brala Vukanovic
ISBN : 9783643900739
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The interaction between the global and the local has inspired inquiry into the multifarious manifestations of English nowadays, stimulating scholarly research into its diverse linguistic, cultural, and pedagogical landscapes. Drawing together various strands of the 'Global English' debate, the papers in this book question and expand on the interaction between Global English and local contexts in the Alpine-Adriatic region, and examine the complexities from different, yet complementary, perspectives: the cultural, the methodological (ELT), the translational, and the linguistic. (Series: Linguistik und Sprachvermittlung - Vol. 4)

Linguistics And Language Behavior Abstracts

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ISBN : UOM:39015079657352
Genre : Language and languages
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Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015038905579
Genre : American literature
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ISBN : UCSC:32106015866384
Genre : Emigration and immigration
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Global Communication

Author : Yahya R. Kamalipour
ISBN : 0534561276
Genre : Business & Economics
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1. Following the Historical Paths of Global Communication. 2. Drawing a Bead on Global Communication Theories. 3. Global Economy and International Telecommunications Networks. 4. The Transnational Media Corporation and the Economics of Global Competition. 5. Global Communication Law. 6. Global News and Information Flow. 7. International Broadcasting. 8. Milestones in Communication and National Development. 9. The Politics of Global Communication. 10. Global Advertising and Public Relations. 11. Communication and Culture. 12. Pedagogy, Critical Citizenship and International Communication. 13. Patterns in Global Communication: Prospects and Concerns.

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