We've already mentioned a couple of times that 'non-native speakers' are not treated as valid models of the English language. While 'non-native speakers' might feature sometimes in course books, usually it's either a fake or an exaggerated accent recorded by a 'native speaker' actor. More often than not, the 'non-native speaker' plays the role of a tourist struggling to communicate in English. However, it's important to raise students awareness of the fact that many 'non-native speakers' are successful and highly proficient users of English.
Before you watch the video, think about and make some notes on the questions below. Then watch the lecture and check your answers:
Where can I get more materials?
Another great place for finding authentic and unscripted examples of ELF communication is the VOICE corpus. Especially because it only features dialogues. The dialogues are divided by theme and type of interaction. The corpus might be a bit overwhelming at first, so I put together this short video explaining the basics.
Putting it into practice:
Below you can find a video where several international students talk about their experience of doing a university degree in Germany. Watch the video and decide how you could use it in class: