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It goes without saying that English is spoken all over the world. There are many reasons why that is so:

1. hegemony (both economic and political to start with!); 181 more words

¡Spanglish spoken aquí!

The latest US census shows 53 million native Spanish speakers living in the US. That’s a population bigger than many developed countries in the world, and more than Spain’s 2014 population of 47 million. 377 more words

Regional Varieties

English is not just for the "English"

Websites, text messages, blogs, emails, chat programs, Skype … English dominates communication globally. But the majority of those who use English are non-native speakers. There are approximately 500 million native speakers of English compared to 1.5 billion non-native speakers. 292 more words

Oxford Dictionaries

Hello English speakers worldwide!

One world, one English, please! The need to communicate concisely and clearly in these times of instant everything has never been greater. English has become the common ground and an excellent tool to help people from all points on the compass understand one another. 42 more words

English

Learn English and get a job with an NGO!

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(By the way if you don’t know NGO means it is a Non-Government Organisation. These are usually set up by people who want to personally help developing nations improve their quality of life, run by donations not government funding) … 267 more words

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Inwazja Angielskiego

Imagine walking down your local high street and seeing advertising slogans, signs and other such items written in say French or Czech or even in Cyrillic or Arabic script. 408 more words

Diversity

Can you guess the accent? (Quiz)

A few weeks ago, Quartz writer Nikhil Sonnad wrote an article about the Speech Accent Archive – a project by Steven Weinberger, a professor of linguistics at George Mason University. 146 more words

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