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English as a global language. Second edition. David Crystal, world authority on the English language, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English . PDF | There has never been in the past a language spoken more widely in the world than English is today. How far has English already spread. PDF | It is argued that English as a global language has some advantages to people around the world. One of the advantages is that English language is used .

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What are the dangers of a global language? Could anything stop a global language? A critical era. 2 Why English? The historical context. Origins. David Crystal, world authority on the English language, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language and explores the whys . English as a foreign language (EFL) for global com- munication, and its use as /full-reports/aracer.mobi, accessed. January 1st

I recently read that there are now more non-native speakers of English than there are natives. English no longer belongs to anyone least of all the English! But he phrases this not merely as a question of poetic technique. Rather, his appeal formulates a desire that the aesthetic value of English vowels — the sounds the body produces — enjoy the sovereign rights of the body politic. Mujica, chairman of US English. That is to say, it disappears as history, as the continuing presence of the power relations inscribed in that narrative. Indeed, are concepts such as linguistic sovereignty or independence still relevant in a post-colonial, possibly post-national world? One can hardly cite Spenser on the sovereignty of literary language and not refer to the repeated attempts through the Tudor period to enforce legislation which sought to oblige the settler population in Ireland to use English. In this field particularly, although it is often in fact a mere expression of consumer demand, such consent is usually underwritten by the rhetoric of the natural. Legislation in linguistic matters, such as efforts to regulate the use of either obscene or politically incorrect language, is commonly presented as an improper and repressive attempt to proscribe spontaneous expression which, by virtue of that spontaneity, is natural and free. By the same token, any attempt to regulate the expansion of English across national borders, as in legislation to defend national language or cultural markets from Anglophone influence, is most often made to appear as at the least a clumsy restriction on the natural development of linguistic or cultural demand. There are of course other problems, particularly when dealing with a language which, although no Anglophone, is nonetheless an imperial language.

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