Publication details [#65953]

Sifakis, Nicos C. 2019. ELF Awareness in English Language Teaching: Principles and Processes. Applied Linguistics 40 (2) : 288–306.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Oxford University Press


This paper states that English as a lingua franca (ELF) awareness does not feature a one-off instructional tactic to teaching and learning, but integrates the learner- and learning-focused ‘ESP tactic’ advanced by English for specific purposes scholars in the 1980s and broadly accepted afterwards in ELT.