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English as a lingua franca : the pragmatic perspective / Istvan Kecskes, State University of New York, Albany.

Author/Creator:
Kecskés, István, author.
Publication:
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019. , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
English language -- Variation -- Foreign countries.
English language -- Globalization.
Lingua francas.
English language -- Globalization.
English language -- Variation -- Foreign countries.
Lingua francas.
Contents:
The nature of English as a lingua franca
Linguistic creativity in ELF
Interactional competence
Sociocultural background knowledge
Speaker's intention
The semantics-pragmatics interface
Implicatures
Modality
Dialogic sequences and odd structures
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781107103801
1107103800
OCLC:
1099544383
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