Strategic use and Perceptions of English as a Lingua Franca

Cogo, Alessia. 2010. Strategic use and Perceptions of English as a Lingua Franca. Poznán Studies in Contemporary Linguistics, 46(3), pp. 295-312. ISSN 0137-2459 [Article]

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English as a Lingua Franca is today a thriving and vibrant field of research which has sparked considerable debate but also a wealth of studies in various directions. This paper builds on recent research in this field and focuses on two areas of investigation, namely pragmatic strategies and perceptions of ELF, while placing them within the larger theoretical framework of ELF studies.

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English as a Lingua Franca; pragmatic strategies; idiomaticity; language perceptions

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English and Comparative Literature


September 2010Published

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