English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN: A Multilingual Model, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9888053523
  • ISBN-13: 9789888053520
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 222 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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The role of English as a lingua franca in Asia is increasing exponentially. This book considers the pedagogical and language policy implications of this role of English as a lingua franca throughout ASEAN. A linguistic description of this ASEAN ELF is provided along with a description of the communicative strategies of its users.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Series Editor’s Preface.
1: ASEAN and English.
2: The Origins of ASEAN and the Role of English.
3: Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines: Linguistic Context and the Role of English.
4: Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam: Linguistic Context and the Role of English.
5: Linguistic Features of English as a Lingua Franca in Asia.
6: Introduction to Part II.
7: Pronunciation, Intelligibility and Lexis.
8: Grammar, Discourse and Pragmatics.
9: The Communicative Strategies of ASEAN ELF Users.
10: Implications for Policy and Pedagogy.
11: Introduction to Part III.
12: Implications for Language Education Policy.
13: Pedagogical Implications: The Multilingual Model and the Lingua Franca Approach.