About the Author

Jennifer Jenkins is Professor of Global Englishes at the University of Southampton, where she is also founding Director of the University’s Centre for Global Englishes. She is best known for her research into English as a Lingua Franca, which she has been conducting since the late 1980s. She is founding series editor of the Developments in English as a Lingua Franca (DELF) book series and on the advisory boards of several international journals. Sonia Morán Panero from Spain and Melissa H. Yu from Taiwan together designed the website that accompanies this book. They are promising young academics who are close to completing their PhDs at the University of Southampton.