Acquiring Lingua Franca of the Modern Time

Acquiring Lingua Franca of the Modern Time

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This volume brings together a selection of current strategies in the studying of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) from the perspectives of modern linguistic theory and praxis. Educators from various different countries examine current methods of English language learning in a global environment in which it has become a contemporary lingua franca. Several chapters in the book are taken from the session a€œESL Studiesa€ held at the 111th PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) conference. This volume discusses issues connected with the study of English as a second language by students from various different countries, such as Australia, the European Union, Italy, the Russian Federation, and the USA, and with several different native languages, such as Arabic, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. The chapters form a rich mosaic of interconnecting themes, highlighting the diversity of present-day processes of teaching ESL throughout the world.For example, Shope includes in the ESL volume not only preliminary lessonsa#39; plans or teaching techniques, but also considerations of modern issues, i.e. establishing yourself as an instructor of English to speakers of other languages, anbsp;...

Title:Acquiring Lingua Franca of the Modern Time
Author:Elena Polyudova
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2014-11-19


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