The ELFA project

Publications in the ELFA project


Forthcoming

Filppula, Markku, Klemola, Juhani, Mauranen, Anna & Vetchinnikova, Svetlana (eds.) (forthcoming) Changing English: Global and Local Perspectives. Topics in English Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Mauranen, Anna (forthcoming) Lingua franca discourse: shaped by complexity. In Filppula, M., Klemola, J., Mauranen, A. & Vetchinnikova, S. (eds.). Changing English: Global and Local Perspectives. Topics in English Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Mauranen, Anna (forthcoming) Second-order language contact: English as an academic lingua franca. In Filppula, M., Klemola, J. & Sharma, D. (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of World Englishes. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199777716.013.010.

Mauranen, Anna, Carey, Ray & Ranta, Elina (forthcoming) New answers to familiar questions: English as a lingua franca. In Biber, D. & Reppen, R. (eds.). The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 401-417.


2015

Mauranen, Anna (2015) What is going on in academic ELF? Findings and implications. In Vettorel, P. (ed.). New Frontiers in Teaching and Learning English. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars. 31-52.


2014

Carey, Ray (2014) A closer look at laughter in academic talk: A reader response. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 14, 118-123. DOI: 10.1016/j.jeap.2014.03.001.

Kosonen, Ruut (2014) Evaluation in preliminary examiners' statements. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Helsinki.

Kuteeva, Maria and Mauranen, Anna (2014) Writing for publication in multilingual contexts: An introduction to the special issue. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 13, 1-4. DOI: 10.1016/j.jeap.2013.11.002.

Hynninen, Niina (2014) 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. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 3(2), 293-316. DOI: 10.1515/jelf-2014-0018.

Mauranen, Anna (2014) Lingua franca discourse in academic contexts: Shaped by complexity. In Flowerdew, John (ed.) Discourse in Context: Contemporary Applied Linguistics. Vol. 3. London; New York: Bloomsbury. 225-245.

Pietikäinen, Kaisa S. (2014) ELF couples and automatic code-switching. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 3(1), 1-26. DOI: 10.1515/jelf-2014-0001.

Vetchinnikova, Svetlana (2014) Second language lexis and the idiom principle. Doctoral dissertation (monograph), University of Helsinki. HELDA E-thesis: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-51-0064-1.


2013

Carey, Ray (2013) On the other side: formulaic organizing chunks in spoken and written academic ELF. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 2 (2), 207-228. DOI: 10.1515/jelf-2013-0013.

Hynninen, Niina (2013) Language Regulation in English as a Lingua Franca: Exploring language-regulatory practices in academic spoken discourse. Doctoral dissertation (monograph), University of Helsinki. HELDA E-thesis: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-10-8639-7.

Mauranen, Anna (2013) Speaking professionally in an L2 – Issues of corpus methodology. In Diani, G., Bamford, J. & Cavalieri, S. (eds.) Variation and change in spoken and written discourse. Corpus Linguistic approaches. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 5-31.

Mauranen, Anna (2013) "But then when I started to think..." Narrative elements in conference presentations. In: Gotti, M. & Sancho Guinda, C. (eds). Narratives in Academic and Professional Genres. Bern: Peter Lang. 45-66.

Mauranen, Anna (2013) Hybridism, edutainment, and doubt: Science blogging finding its feet. Nordic Journal of English Studies, 12 (1), 7-36.

Pilkinton-Pihko, Diane (2013) English-medium instruction: Seeking assessment criteria for spoken professional English. Doctoral dissertation (monograph), University of Helsinki. HELDA E-thesis: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-10-9520-7.

Ranta, Elina (2013) Universals in a Universal Language? – Exploring Verb-Syntactic Features in English as a Lingua Franca. Doctoral dissertation (monograph), University of Tampere. TamPub E-thesis: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-44-9299-0.


2012

Hirvensalo, Netta (2012) "It's a nice wishing list"? Teachers and the Language Policy: Perspectives on English-medium teaching at the University of Helsinki. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Helsinki.

Hynninen, Niina (2012) ICL at the micro level: L2 speakers taking on the role of language experts. AILA Review, 25, 13–29. Special issue on Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education, ed. by Ute Smit and Emma Dafouz Milne.

Mauranen, Anna (2012) Exploring ELF: academic English shaped by non-native speakers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Mauranen, Anna and Piitulainen, Marja-Leena (2012) Kontrastiivinen tekstilajitutkimus. In Vesa Heikkinen, Eero Voutilainen, Petri Lauerma, Ulla Tiililä, Mikko Lounela (eds). Genreanalyysi: Tekstilajitutkimuksen käsikirja. Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Metsä-Ketelä, Maria (2012) Frequencies of vague expressions in English as an academic lingua franca. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca 1(2), 263–285

Suviniitty, Jaana (2012) Lectures in English as a Lingua Franca: Interactional Features. Doctoral dissertation (monograph), University of Helsinki. HELDA E-thesis: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-10-8540-6.

Turunen, Kirsi (2012) <FOREIGN> A study on code-switching in the ELFA corpus. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Helsinki.


2011

Carey, Ray (2011) Interruption and uncooperativeness in academic ELF group work: an application of Linear Unit Grammar. MA thesis, University of Helsinki. HELDA E-thesis: http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi-fe201201051037.

Hynninen, Niina (2011) The practice of 'mediation' in English as a lingua franca interaction. Journal of Pragmatics 43 (4), 965–977. Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca: Beyza Björkman (ed.).

Kopperoinen, Anne (2011) Accents of English as a lingua franca: A study of Finnish textbooks. International Journal of Applied Lingusitics 21 (1), 71–93.

Mauranen, Anna (2011) Learners and users – Who do we want corpus data from? In Fanny Meunier, Sylvie De Cock, Gaëtanelle Gilquin and Magali Paquot (eds) A Taste for Corpora. A tribute to Professor Sylviane Granger. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 159–175.

Mauranen, Anna (2011) English as the lingua franca of the academic world. In Diane Belcher, Ann. M. Johns and Brian Paltridge (eds) New Directions in English for Specific Purposes Research. Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press. 94–117.


2010

Carey, Ray (2010) Hard to ignore: English native speakers in ELF research. Helsinki English Studies 6, 88–101. HES Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Niina Hynninen (eds).

Hynninen, Niina (2010) "We try to to to speak all the time in easy sentences" – Student conceptions of ELF interaction. Helsinki English Studies 6, 29–43. HES Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Niina Hynninen (eds).

Lammi, Riikka-Liisa (2010) Backchannels and repetition in ELF in a hairdressing setting. Helsinki English Studies 6, 118–131. HES Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Niina Hynninen (eds).

Mauranen, Anna (2010) Features of English as a lingua franca in academia. Helsinki English Studies 6, 6–28. HES Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Niina Hynninen (eds).

Mauranen, Anna (2010) Discourse reflexivity – A discourse universal? The case of ELF. Nordic Journal of English Studies 9 (2), 13–40. Special Issue on metadiscourse: Annelie Ädel and Anna Mauranen (eds).

Mauranen, Anna, Hynninen, Niina and Ranta, Elina (2010) English as an academic lingua franca: The ELFA project. English for Specific Purposes 29, 183–190.

Mauranen, Anna, Perez-Llantada Carmen and Swales, John M. (2010). Academic Englishes – A standardized knowledge? In Andy Kirkpatrick (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes. London: Routledge. 634–652.

Mauranen, Anna and Hynninen, Niina (eds) (2010). Helsinki English Studies 6. HES Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca.

Pilkinton-Pihko, Diane (2010) English as a lingua franca lecturers' self-perceptions of their language use. Helsinki English Studies 6, 58–74. HES Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Niina Hynninen (eds).

Ranta, Elina (2010) English in the real world vs. English at school – Finnish English teachers' and students' views. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 20 (2), 156–177.

Riekkinen, Niina (2010) "This is not criticism, but..." – Softening criticism: The use of lexical hedges in academic spoken interaction. Helsinki English Studies 6, 75–87. HES Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Niina Hynninen (eds).

Solin, Anna (2010) New generic resources in academia: Self-evaluation in teaching portfolios. Helsinki English Studies 6, 102–117. HES Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Niina Hynninen (eds).

Suviniitty Jaana (2010) Lecturers' questions and student perception of lecture comprehension. Helsinki English Studies 6, 44–57. HES Special Issue on English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Niina Hynninen (eds).


2009

Lammi, Riikka-Liisa (2009) 'Yeah yeah short hairstyle but anyways there was lot of backcomb hairdos and lots of makeup and kajal's' – Spoken interaction in ELF in a hairdressing setting. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Helsinki.

Mauranen, Anna (2009a) Spoken rhetoric: How do natives and non-natives fare? In Eija Suomela-Salmi and Fred Dervin (eds) Cross-linguistic and Cross-cultural Perspectives on Academic Discourse. John Benjamins.

Mauranen, Anna (2009b) Chunking in ELF: Expressions for managing interaction. Journal of Intercultural Pragmatics 6 (2), 217–233.

Mauranen, Anna (2009c) Introduction. In Anna Mauranen and Elina Ranta (eds) English as a Lingua Franca: Studies and Findings. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 1–7.

Mauranen, Anna and Ranta, Elina (eds) (2009) English as a Lingua Franca: Studies and Findings. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Read more.

Ranta, Elina (2009) Syntactic features in spoken ELF – Learner language or spoken grammar? In Anna Mauranen and Elina Ranta (eds) English as a Lingua Franca: Studies and Findings. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 84–106.

Riekkinen, Niina (2009) 'This is not criticism, but...' Softening criticism: The use of lexical hedges in academic spoken interaction. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Helsinki.

Solin, Anna 2009. Kirjoittava minä yliopistojen opetusportfolioissa [The writing self in academic portfolios]. In Heikkinen, V. (ed.) Kielen piirteet ja tekstilajit [Linguistic Features and Genres]. Helsinki: SKS.

Solin, Anna (2009) Genre. In Jef Verschueren and Jan-Ola Östman (eds) Handbook of Pragmatics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.


2008

Laitinen, Ritva (2008) Finnish trade union representatives – 'Good enough' English users. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Helsinki.

Majanen, Silke (2008) English as a lingua franca: Teachers' discourses on accent and identity. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Helsinki.

Mauranen, Anna and Ranta, Elina (2008) English as an academic lingua franca – The ELFA project. Nordic Journal of English Studies 7 (3), 199–202. NJES.

Solin, Anna (2008) The teaching portfolio as a hybrid genre – Local and global influences. In Mikel Garant, Irmeli Helin and Hilkka Yli-Jokipii (eds) Kieli ja globalisaatio - Language and globalization. AFinLAn vuosikirja 2008 [AFinLA Yearbook 2008]. Jyväskylä: Suomen soveltavan kielitieteen yhdistys.

Suviniitty, Jaana (2008) Good, poor, or excellent – Students' perception of lecturers' English and comprehension of lectures. In Friedrich Welsch, Freddy Malpica, Andrés Tremante, José Vicente Carrasquero and Angel Oropeza (eds) The 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings Volume IV . Winter Garden, Florida: International Institute of Informatics and Systemics (IIIS). 187–190.

Presentation available online

Mauranen, Anna: "Englanti lingua francana – Miten se sopii yhteen monikielisyyden kanssa?" Presentation given at the Centre for Language Teacher Education (AinO) at the University of Helsinki, 4 Dec 2008. Presentation video available here.


2007

Hakala, Henrik (2007) "Almost as annoying as the Yank; better accent, though." – Attitudes and conceptions of Finnish students toward accents of English. Unpublished MA thesis. University of Helsinki.

Hynninen, Niina (2007) Cultural discourses in CEF: How do they relate to ELF? Unpublished MA thesis. University of Helsinki.

Mauranen, Anna (2007a) Hybrid voices: English as the lingua franca of academics. In Kjersti Flottum, Ttrine Dahl and Torodd Kinn (eds) Language and Discipline Perspectives on Academic Discourse. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press. 244–259.

Mauranen, Anna (2007b) Refleksivnost diskurza pri mednarodnih govorcih – Raba v anglescini kot lingui franci. (Discourse reflexivity and international speakers – How is it used in English as a lingua franca?) Jezik in slovstvo, 52 (3–4), 1–19.

Mauranen, Anna (2007c) Investigating English as a lingua franca with a spoken corpus. In Mari Carmen Campoy and María José Luzón (eds) Spoken Corpora in Applied Linguistics . Berlin: Peter Lang. 33–56.

Orvomaa, Samuel (2007) Culture in ELT – Is it necessary in a lingua franca world? Unpublished MA thesis, University of Helsinki.

Suviniitty, Jaana and Ruottinen, Tanja (2007) Kansainvälistä englantia puunjalostustekniikassa. Tempus 1/2007.


2006

Kaminen, J. (2006) Use of discourse marker I mean in academic discourse: A comparative study of native and non-native Englishes. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Tampere.

Mauranen, Anna (2006a) Signalling and preventing misunderstanding in English as lingua franca communication. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 177, 123–150. Special Issue: Christiane Meierkord (ed.).

Mauranen, Anna (2006b) Spoken discourse, academics and global English: A corpus perspective. In Rebecca Hughes (ed.) Spoken English, TESOL and Applied Linguistics. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 143–158.

Mauranen, Anna (2006c) Speaking the discipline. In Ken Hyland and Marina Bondi (eds) Academic Discourse Across Disciplines. Bern: Peter Lang.

Mauranen, Anna (2006d) A rich domain of ELF: The ELFA corpus of academic discourse. Nordic Journal of English Studies 5 (2), 145–159. NJES Special Issue: English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Maria Metsä-Ketelä (eds).

Mauranen, Anna and Metsä-Ketelä, Maria (eds) (2006) Nordic Journal of English Studies 5 (2). NJES Special Issue: English as a Lingua Franca.

Metsä-Ketelä, Maria (2006) 'Words are more or less superfluous': The case of more or less in academic lingua franca English. Nordic Journal of English Studies 5 (2), 117–143. NJES Special Issue: English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Maria Metsä-Ketelä (eds).

Ranta, Elina (2006) The 'attractive' progressive – Why use the -ing form in English as a lingua franca? Nordic Journal of English Studies 5 (2), 95–116. NJES Special Issue: English as a Lingua Franca: Anna Mauranen and Maria Metsä-Ketelä (eds).


2005

Kivistö, Anne (2005) Accents of English as a lingua franca: A study of Finnish textbooks. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Tampere.

Mauranen, Anna (2005a) Speaking academics. In Ingegerd Bäcklund, Ulla Börestam, Ulla Melander Marttala and Harry Näslund (eds) Text i Arbete/Text at Work. Uppsala: ASLA. 330–339.

Mauranen, Anna (2005b) English as lingua franca: An unknown language? In Giuseppina Cortese and Anna Duszak (eds) Identity, Community, Discourse: English in Intercultural Settings. Bern: Peter Lang. 269–293.


2004

Mauranen, Anna (2004a) Speech corpora in the classroom. In Guy Aston, Silvia Bernardini and Dominic Stewart (eds) Corpora and Language Learners. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Mauranen, Anna (2004b) Spoken corpus for an ordinary learner. In John M. Sinclair (ed.) How to Use Corpora in Language Teaching. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Ranta, Elina (2004) International English – A future possibility in the Finnish EFL classroom? Unpublished MA thesis, University of Tampere.


2003

Mauranen, Anna (2003a) The corpus of English as lingua franca in academic settings. TESOL Quarterly 37 (3), 513–527.

Mauranen, Anna (2003b) Lingua franca englanti – Tuntematonta kieltä? In Merja Koskela and Nina Pilke (eds) Kieli ja asiantuntijuus. Jyväskylä: AFinLA. 117–134.


2001

Lappalainen, S. (2001) English as lingua franca: Towards fluent communication. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Turku.

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).