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International Perspectives on English as a Lingua Franca

Pedagogical Insights

  • Hugo Bowles
  • Alessia Cogo

About this book


This collection brings new insight into the relationship between English as a lingua franca and language teaching. It explores how the pedagogy of intelligibility, culture and language awareness, as well as materials analysis and classroom management, can be viewed from an ELF perspective in school and university contexts.


Chinese English English language language classroom language teaching Lingua Franca Literatur

Editors and affiliations

  • Hugo Bowles
    • 1
  • Alessia Cogo
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Rome “Tor Vergata”Italy
  2. 2.University of LondonUK

About the editors

Yasemin Bayyurt, Bo?aziçi University, Turkey Hugo Bowles, University of Rome 'Tor Vergata', Italy Alessia Cogo, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK Martin Dewey, King's College London, UK Ji?ina Dunková, Independent Scholar Kellie Goncalves, Independent Scholar Enrico Grazzi, Roma Tre University, Italy Lucilla Lopriore, Roma Tre University, Italy Veronika Quinn Novotná, Charles University, Prague Iris Schaller-Schwaner, University of Fribourg, Switzerland Nicos C. Sifakis, Hellenic Open University, Greece Paola Vettorel, University of Verona, Italy Ying Wang, University of Southampton, UK Melissa H. Yu, University of Southampton, UK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title International Perspectives on English as a Lingua Franca
  • Book Subtitle Pedagogical Insights
  • Editors Hugo Bowles
    Alessia Cogo
  • Series Title International Perspectives on English Language Teaching
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection Education (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-137-39807-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-137-39808-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-137-39809-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVI, 212
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Language Teaching
    Language Education
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“Offer a major contribution to the emerging field of ELF-oriented pedagogy. … provide invaluable new food for thought and guidance for English teachers, teacher trainers/ educators, materials writers, and researchers into English who are interested in adopting a more ELF-aware, ELF-informed approach in their work.” (Jennifer Jenkins, Oxford University Press Journals, Vol. 71 (1), January, 2017)