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Reassessing ownership of English in ELF through self-perceived L2 identity and self- directed English accent preference among Hong Kong students in UK universities

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With English being the preeminent medium of international interaction, millions are learning and using English as an additional language: L2-users are outnumbering L1-users at an ever-growing rate. The relevance of native-speaker norms is thus called into question. In terms of pronunciation, L2-users are given more space to assert and communicate their identities by means of L1-influenced accents. While L2-users are the key participants of ELF interactions, ownership of English is no longe...

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Education
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Type of award:
MSc
Level of award:
Masters
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University of Oxford
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English
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2020-05-09

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