English as "Lingua Franca" and the Internationalization of Academe

Michele Rostan


English has become the major language of scientific communication, and to a lesser extent, teaching worldwide. Using data from a international study of the academic profession, this article discusses some of the themes, positive and negative, of the role of "global English.


Academic Profession; Cross-Border Education; Globalization and Internationalization; International Organizations; Language Issues;

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2011.63.8548



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