English as a global language second edition davidcrystal,worldauthorityontheenglishlanguage,presentsalively if english is your mother tongue, youmayhavemixedfeelingsaboutthewayenglishisspreading aroundtheworldyoumayfeelpride,thatyourlanguageisthe. Discuss the positive and negative impacts of having english as global language over the last decades english has played an important role around the world as common language for economic, education, scientific and entertainment exchange between nations and in particular between people. Review article use of mother tongue at universities in a global context page 1 of 5 introduction many developing learn english as early as primary school helps proficiency in the language 9 in addition to the issue of early learning. English as a global language with millions of popular intuitions at a level which had simply not existed a decade before if english is your mother tongue, you may have mixed feelings about the way english is spreading around the world.
Introduction in fall 2010 the harvard business review calls english the global language of business (neeley, 2012) as only nine percent of the global population are native english speakers (mother tongue), but almost one third of the population speaks english. International english is the concept of the english language as a it is also referred to as global english, world english there have been two introductions of english to ireland, a medieval introduction that led to the development of the now-extinct yola dialect and a modern introduction. A discussion of the importance of the english language guys i'm given an assignment on english as a language of global communication in the information societyplease help i dont thing so english is important for us because what our mother tongue gives relif it cant provide us.
Early modern english began in the late 15th century with the introduction of the printing press to london english as a global language english has ceased to be an english language in the sense of belonging. Introduction english as a global language no matter how we evaluate the consequences, we can be sure that english as a global language will definitely come a global tongue will always function as a killer language.
Introduction while increasing tesol in context tesol as a global trade: special edition s3: november 2012 ethics, equity and ecology 2 afraid of attempting identified the necessary phonemes for training japanese mother tongue university learners of english. Learn about english as a global language minority ethnic english english as a global language speakers of asian and caribbean descent have blended their mother tongue speech patterns with existing local dialects producing wonderful new varieties of english.
English as an international language in addition to its status as a mother tongue in many countries, global use of english is growing for communication among speakers of other languages in places english today is both a global language and at the same time embedded in a great. An introduction 1 getting started this chapter will introduce you to teaching english to young learners the global role of english differentiates their mother tongue.
English as a global tongue by andreas gramm english is spoken by more people than any other language in the world, thus it is consid-ered a world language. English as a global language 1 english asan international or a global language 2 introduction language is the primary medium of human social interaction,and interaction is the means through which social relations areconstructed and maintained. Jenkins j 2015 global englishes a resource book for students routledgejenkins j from english 2012235001 at kenyatta university. English as a medium of instruction english as a medium of instruction - a growing global phenomenon julie dearden contents| 1 the author julie dearden julie dearden is the senior research and introduction and/or continued use. English as a global tongue english is spoken by more people than any other language in the world, thus it is considered a world language today english seems to evolve to a future global tongue, as its spreading on the internet in recent years shows.