Crystal, David, 1941-

English as a global language / David Crystal. - 2nd ed. - Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2003. - xv, 212 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-201) and index.

Why a global language? --
Why English? The historical context --
3. Why English? The cultural foundation --
4. Why English? The cultural legacy --
5. The future of global English. Table of contents

Summary:
A lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language that explores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of English as the most international language of communication.



0521823471 0521530326 (pbk.)

2003282119


English language--Foreign countries.
English language--Social aspects--Foreign countries.
English language--Social aspects--English-speaking countries.
Communication, International.
Language, Universal.

PE2751 / .C79 2003

420 / CRE 2003

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