Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Mandarin, language of the future?

Well, probably not, if this BBC article is anything to go by. We're moving on to look at World Englishes soon, so this is a timely reminder of some of the reasons why English is spoken so widely around the world and how it has achieved such success.

Getting the Word Out 2022

WOTY (Word of the Year) Season is in full swing and the lists from the various dictionaries and organisations who produce them, along with t...