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Behind Classroom Code Switching: Layering and Language Choice in L2 Learner Interaction

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TESOL Quarterly vol 31, No 2. Summer 1997

This article examines the code switching that goes on during group work in language classes in which the learners share an L1. The author argues that the discourse produced in these circumstances is layered as a result of the participants' oscillating between a literal and a nonliteral frame (Goffman, 1974).

Teaching the Pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca

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Teaching the Pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca by Robin Walker

Written by Robin Walker, Oxford University Press 2010
ISBN 978-0-19-442200-0 (This review first appeared in English Teaching Professional)

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