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Jenks, Christopher Joseph. 2013. ‘Your pronunciation and your accent is very excellent’: orientations of identity during compliment sequences in English as a lingua franca encounters. Language and Intercultural Communication 13 (2) : 165–181.
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Drawing on corpus data from multi-party voice-based chat rooms and the Vienna-Oxford International English Corpus, this article demonstrates how compliment sequences on language proficiency (accent, pronunciation) procure a glimpse into identity co-construction in intercultural English as a lingua franca encounters.