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ERIC Number: EJ637343
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0802-6106
Closing a Conceptual Gap: The Case for a Description of English as a Lingua Franca.
Seidlhofer, Barbara
International Journal of Applied Linguistics, v11 n2 p133-58 2001
Suggests that the teaching of English worldwide is tied to native speaker norms. Argues that although this orientation is often recognized as inappropriate and counter-productive, it persists because discussions about global English on the meta-level have not been accompanied by a necessary reorientation in linguistic research. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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