Fred Dervin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Fred Dervin plays a role.


Linguistics for Intercultural Education

Edited by Fred Dervin and Anthony J. Liddicoat

[Language Learning & Language Teaching, 33] 2013. vi, 201 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching

Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Academic Discourse

Edited by Eija Suomela-Salmi and Fred Dervin

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 193] 2009. vi, 299 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics


This chapter examines the mobility of students to Finland and France. I am interested in the perceptions of the use of lingua francas in these contexts. The students have to speak languages of which they are not always “native speakers” and finding a common ground often results in using a lingua… read more | Article
Dervin, Fred and Anthony J. Liddicoat 2013 Introduction: Linguistics for intercultural educationLinguistics for Intercultural Education, Dervin, Fred and Anthony J. Liddicoat (eds.), pp. 1–25
Our contribution looks at a specific case of academic discourse, that of the positioning of various scientific discourses within social and media spheres. More specifically, we examine how concepts used in the Social and Human Sciences (SHS) are discursively constructed by members of different… read more | Article
Suomela-Salmi, Eija and Fred Dervin 2009 IntroductionCross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Academic Discourse, Suomela-Salmi, Eija and Fred Dervin (eds.), pp. 1–16