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Title: English as a Lingua Franca in Wider Networking
Subtitle: Blogging Practices
Written By: Paola Vettorel
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/208658?format=G
Series Title: Developments in English as a Lingua Franca [DELF] 7
Description:

In a constantly interconnected world communication takes place beyond territorial boundaries, in networks where English works as a lingua franca. The volume explores how ELF is employed in internationally-oriented personal blogs; findings show how bloggers deploy an array of resources to their expressive and interactional aims, combining global and local communicative practices. Implications of findings in ELF and ELT terms are also discussed.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110393958
Pages: 348
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110322859
Pages: 348
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95