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By Jennifer Jenkins

ISBN-10: 0415684633

ISBN-13: 9780415684637

ISBN-10: 0415684641

ISBN-13: 9780415684644

In this booklet, Jennifer Jenkins, one of many major proponents of English as a Lingua Franca, explores present educational English language coverage in better schooling round the world.

Universities world wide are more and more providing themselves as "international" yet their English language regulations don't inevitably mirror this, whilst the variety in their scholar our bodies grows. whereas there were a few makes an attempt to discover the results of this range from a cultural point of view, little has been stated from the linguistic standpoint, and particularly, in regards to the implications for what kind(s) of English are applicable for English lingua franca conversation in overseas greater education.

Throughout the publication Jenkins considers the regulations of English language universities by way of the language attitudes and ideologies of collage administration and employees globally, and of foreign scholars in a united kingdom environment. The booklet concludes via contemplating the consequences for present guidelines and practices, and what's wanted to ensure that universities to deliver themselves in line linguistically with the overseas prestige they claim.

English as a Lingua Franca within the overseas college is a necessary learn for researchers and postgraduate scholars operating within the components of world Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca and English for tutorial Purposes.

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