Global Englishes in Asian Contexts

Current and Future Debates

  • Kumiko Murata
  • Jennifer Jenkins

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Global Englishes from Global Perspectives

    1. Kumiko Murata, Jennifer Jenkins
      Pages 1-13
  3. Understanding Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) in Asia

  4. Cultural Identity, Ideology and Attitudes in Englishes in Asia

  5. Englishes in Asian Academic and Business Contexts

  6. The Future of Englishes: A Paradigm Shift?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Alastair Pennycook
      Pages 194-207
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 227-233

About this book


This volume explores the global spread of English or global Englishes, and English as a Lingua Franca (ELF), focusing specifically on Asian Englishes. It is unique in the range of diverse perspectives across the languages and cultures by its contributors.


communication English identity Japan Korea Lingua franca Malaysia

Editors and affiliations

  • Kumiko Murata
    • 1
  • Jennifer Jenkins
    • 2
  1. 1.Waseda UniversityJapan
  2. 2.University of SouthamptonUK

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