Saturday, June 11, 2016

ENGA3 - World Englishes revision

Sorry to neglect you ENGA3ers out there. I've been busy with the new AS level, so put the A2 stuff on the backburner a bit. Here are some things that I hope will help...

World Englishes

  • Have a listen to this Word of Mouth episode about English as a Lingua Franca to get a grasp of what's going on with English around the world.
  • Think about the ideas in this article which suggests native English speakers are often the problem in international conversations using English.
  • This article is also interesting about the ways English is used around the world.
  • David Crystal talks in this clip about the future of English around the world.




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...