Contemporary English

Silvia Cavalieri
Temporary Assistant Professor
Sara Corrizzato
Temporary Assistant Professor
Roberta Facchinetti
Full Professor
Valeria Franceschi
Temporary Assistant Professor
Sharon Hartle
Associate Professor
Paola Vettorel
Assistant Professor
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Topic People Description
English as a Lingua Franca Roberta Facchinetti
Valeria Franceschi
Sharon Hartle
Paola Vettorel
English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) research deals with English when used by speakers of different linguacultures to communicate in international contexts, in a variety of domains from business to academia and digital media. ELF research investigates the processes through which communication is carried out in these contexts, as well as implications for language teaching (ELT) and teacher education.
English Language Teaching (ELT) Silvia Cavalieri
Sara Corrizzato
Roberta Facchinetti
Valeria Franceschi
Sharon Hartle
Paola Vettorel
The ELT field of research deals with the theory and practice of teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language (EFL/ESL)

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