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Published: 26 July 2007

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780194422376

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English as a Lingua Franca: Attitude and Identity

Jennifer Jenkins

Oxford Applied Linguistics

  • Based on extensive research conducted among teachers in Europe, East Asia, and Latin America.
  • Examines the role of standard language ideology in the formation of ELF attitudes.
  • Critiques current ELT practices and SLA research perspectives.
  • Demonstrates links between ELF accent attitudes and ELF identities.
  • Includes suggestions for making ELT pedagogy, materials, testing, and teacher education more relevant.