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

By Alessia Cogo,Martin Dewey

There were significant contemporary demographic shifts within the use of English worldwide.  English is now undoubtedly(and fairly) a global lingua franca, a lingua mundi.  The sociolinguistic fact of English language use around the world, and its implications, remain hotly contested.  lots of study has puzzled, for instance, the possession of English, yet much less cognizance 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 contemporary empirical findings in the sphere 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 deciding on 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 publication appears to be like at either pragmatic and lexicogrammatical concerns and highlights their interrelationship.  In showcasing the underlying procedures enthusiastic about the emergence of leading edge styles of language use, this booklet might be of significant curiosity to complicated scholars and academics working in applied linguistics, ELF, sociolinguistics, and corpus linguistics .

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