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Title: Intercultural Language Use and Language Learning
Edited By: Maria Pilar Safont Jordà

*Includes well known names in applied linguistics
*Contains original empirical studies dealing with ELF and bilingual learners
*Up-to-date discussion of intercultural theory and research
*Links intercultural research to language learning and teaching

This volume addresses an issue that deserves further attention: that of
intercultural learners in instructed language contexts. The book focuses on
English learners as intercultural speakers. In so doing, the volume brings
together three main research areas: those of the study of English as a
lingua franca, the development of communicative competence and the use and
acquisition of a language beyond a second one in instructed contexts.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402056354
ISBN-13: 9781402056352
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S. $ 149.00
U.K. £ 80.50
Europe EURO 104.95