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L3. Extra Activity. World Englishes-David Crystal

16/12/2016 It is a well-known fact that English is now a global language. In this video David Crystal talks about what happens when English becomes a global language. For example, “when a country takes up the English as a language and adopts it, it immediately adapts it to suit its circumstances.” Therefore, we use a… Continue reading L3. Extra Activity. World Englishes-David Crystal

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The Past, Present, and Future of World English by David Crystal (Summary)

The prospect of English becoming a global language is uncertain as there is no historical precedence. That is why is necessary to have a look to what happened in its past in order to speculate about its future. A language achieves a genuine global status when it develops a special role that is recognized in… Continue reading The Past, Present, and Future of World English by David Crystal (Summary)