Will Baker

Will Baker is Lecturer in Modern Languages at the University of Southampton, UK, where he teaches applied linguistics and is the convenor for the postgraduate MA programme in Global Englishes. He is a founding member and Deputy Director of the University’s Centre for Global Englishes. He is co-editor, with Jennifer Jenkins, of the DeGruyter Mouton book series “Developments in English as a Lingua Franca.” His current research interests include ELF, intercultural communication, culture and language, e-learning, and ELT. He has published and presented internationally on all these areas including most recently  
Baird, R., Baker, W., & Kitizawa, M. (2014, in press). The Complexity of English as a Lingua Franca. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca.
Baker, W. (2009). The cultures of English as a lingua franca. TESOL Quarterly, 43(4), 567-592.
Baker, W. (2011). Intercultural awareness: modelling an understanding of cultures in intercultural communication through English as a lingua franca. Language and Intercultural Communication, 11(3), 197-214.
Baker, W. (2012). From cultural awareness to intercultural awareness: culture in ELT. ELT Journal, 66(1), 62-70.