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Exploring Corporate Websites as a Setting for ELF Research: The Case of Ostrobothnian Export Companies


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Title: Exploring Corporate Websites as a Setting for ELF Research: The Case of Ostrobothnian Export Companies
Authors: Aaltonen, Sirkku
Issue Date: Dec-2006
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Publisher: Gothenburg University
Keywords: ELF
Corporate Websites
Abstract: According to Jennifer Jenkins (2004: 63), the essential distinction between the use of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and that as a lingua franca (ELF) lies in their interlocutors' native language. Speakers (themselves non-native speakers) of EFL use their English chiefly to communicate with native speakers (NSs) of English, often in NS settings, while speakers of ELF use English to communicate primarily with other NNSs of English. In what follows, I will explore how these criteria would be... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/3154
Appears in Collections: NJES Volume 5, No. 2 (2006)

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