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Baker, Will. 2011. Intercultural awareness: modelling an understanding of cultures in intercultural communication through English as a lingua franca. Language and Intercultural Communication 11 (3) : 197–214.
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Language as a subject
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The usage of English as a global lingua franca (ELF) defies our comprehension of the relationship between languages and cultures in intercultural communication. This study advances the concept of intercultural awareness as a model of the required knowledge, abilities and attitudes to efficiently communicate via English in diverse global contexts.