Title English as a Global Language
Book Condition New
Edition Second Edition
Size 216 x 128 Mm
Publisher Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press 2003
0521530326 / 9780521530323
Seller ID 012744
This classic book includes material on the vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation of New Englishes, footnotes and full bibliography. • The best available account of English as an international phenomenon • Updated edition, with extra sections on the future of English as a world language, English on the Internet, the possibility of an English ‘family’ of languages, footnotes and a full bibliography • Suitable for anyone of any nationality concerned with English: teachers, students, language professionals, politicians, general readers and anyone with a love of the language Contents Preface; 1. Why a global language?; 2. Why English? The historical context; 3. Why English? The cultural foundation; 4. Why English? The cultural legacy; 5. The future of global English; References; Index; List of tables. Printed Pages: 228 with 5 tables, 1 figure, and 11 maps.