Monthly Archives: December 2012

English as a Lingua Franca

Professor Peter De Costa (TESOL/TFL) recently presented a paper, “Becoming a Linguistic Cosmopolitan: The Case of a Vietnamese Designer Student Immigrant in a Singapore School,” at the 18th Annual Conference of the International Association for World Englishes in Hong Kong. The conference ran from December 6th through the 9th, and this year’s theme was “World Englishes: Contexts, Challenges and Opportunities.” Continue reading