English as a Global Language

By: David Crystal

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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.

Title: English as a Global Language

Author Name: David Crystal

Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2003

ISBN: 0521823471

ISBN 13: 9780521823470

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 216 x 128 Mm

Seller ID: 012743

Keywords: English Language