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Culture and English as a lingua franca communication: the role of intercultural awareness

Culture and English as a lingua franca communication: the role of intercultural awareness
Culture and English as a lingua franca communication: the role of intercultural awareness
ELF research suggests English is used to express and create emergent, fluid, and hybrid cultures. Successful ELF communicators must thus be able to negotiate diverse cultural frames of reference. The notion of 'intercultural awareness' discussed in this paper offers a characterization of the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve this.
Baker, Will
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Baker, Will
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Baker, Will (2010) Culture and English as a lingua franca communication: the role of intercultural awareness. American Association for Applied Linguistics, Atlanta, United States. 06 - 09 Mar 2010.

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Abstract

ELF research suggests English is used to express and create emergent, fluid, and hybrid cultures. Successful ELF communicators must thus be able to negotiate diverse cultural frames of reference. The notion of 'intercultural awareness' discussed in this paper offers a characterization of the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve this.

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Published date: 7 March 2010
Venue - Dates: American Association for Applied Linguistics, Atlanta, United States, 2010-03-06 - 2010-03-09

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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/180971
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Date deposited: 13 Apr 2011 08:12
Last modified: 29 Jan 2020 14:26

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