Sunday, September 01, 2013

The Dominance Of English

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"...the dominance of English as the global lingua franca is a linguistic phenomenon with an economic imperative."

- Gardner, C., (2007) 'English and the new media' in Goodman, S., Graddol, D., and Lillis, T., (Eds.) U211 Book 4; Redesigning English, Abingdon and Milton Keynes, Routledge and The Open University.
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1 comment:

  1. That said there's many as come unstuck in the 3 Ridings when it comes to understanding locals.