Jagdish Kaur

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Raising explicitness through self-repair in English as a lingua franca Journal of Pragmatics 43 (2011) 2704–2715 Jagdish Kaur Senior lecturer Faculty of Languages and linguistics Universiti Malaya   A key feature of interaction in English as a lingua franca (ELF) is diversity – in the varieties of English spoken, the levels of proficiency displayed and the cultural norms and communicative styles of the participants – which can pose challenges to the process of achieving shared understanding in talk. Research into ELF, however, shows that participants make adept use of interactionalRead More