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Emergent Lingua Francas and World Orders - a book by Chew, Phyllis Ghim Lian

Emergent Lingua Francas and World Orders

The Politics and Place of English As a World Language

Emergent Lingua Francas and World Orders( )
Author: Chew, Phyllis Ghim Lian
Series title:Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $54.95
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This book presents an alternative paradigm in understanding and appreciating World Englishes (WEs) in the wake of globalization and its accompanying shifting priorities in many dimensions of modern life, including the emergence of the English language as the dominant lingua franca (ELF). Chew argues that history is a theatre for the realization of lingua francas, offering a model that shows the present as derived from the past and as a bearer of future possibility, the...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds

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