The ELFA project

Links to related sites


Corpora

  • VOICE – The Vienna-Oxford International Corpus of English
  • MICASE – The Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English
  • BASE – The British Academic Spoken English Corpus

Other related projects


ELF conferences


ELFA group in the Fourth International Conference of ELF 2011, Hong Kong Institute of Education.

Left to right: project director Prof. Anna Mauranen, Niina Hynninen, Diane Pilkinton-Pihko and Henrik Hakala.

News

  • For research blogging on ELF, see the ELFA project blog.
  • Anna Mauranen has published a chapter on academic ELF in New Frontiers in Teaching and Learning English, edited by Paola Vettorel (Cambridge Scholars).
  • An intensive course on ELF is offered by researchers from the ELFA project in the Helsinki Summer School, Aug. 4–20, 2015. For description of the course, see the ELFA blog.
  • Niina Hynninen has published an article in the Journal of English as a Lingua Franca 3(2) entitled "The Common European Framework of Reference from the perspective of English as a lingua franca: What we can learn from a focus on language regulation".
  • Svetlana Vetchinnikova has defended her PhD thesis, Second language lexis and the idiom principle. Read the abstract and download the full text from Helsinki's E-thesis service.
  • Maria Kuteeva & Anna Mauranen have edited a special issue of the Journal of English for Academic Purposes 13: Writing for publication in multilingual contexts. Find their introduction here.
  • Kaisa Pietikäinen has published an article entitled ELF couples and automatic code-switching in the Journal of English as a Lingua Franca 3(1).