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