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English as a Global Language

Learning resources abound on the Internet. Most of them are in English. This can be clearly seen from the homepage of Wikipedia where as of today entries in English amount to more than 4.6 million articles, 4 times that of the second rank language, Russian, with 1.156 million articles.  597 more words

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Let’s fast forward a little. After a meager attempt of an introduction to the global language perspective in previous entries, I decided to let the more curious and systematic minds to do their own browsing of a vast number of deliberations, statistics and speculations on global language theme available on internet. 74 more words

Is English really a global language?

English isn’t managing to sweep all else before it — and if it ever does become the universal language, many of those who speak it won’t understand one another.

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English as a global language

“English as a global language has been used by people in the world as a first language, a second language and a foreign language” (Rohmah, 2005). 517 more words

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