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English as the World’s Lingua Franca and Task-based Strategic Competence

A common theme in English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) research is to focus on pragmatics and accommodation with regards to turn-taking, the status of the interlocutors, and contextual usage. There is less research available that is oriented towards the usage of ELF regarding spoken directives for task-specific purposes. As opposed to conversational English, such