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Quo vadis? The Need for Multilingual Navigation

Quo vadis? The Need for Multilingual Navigation | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Quo vadis? The Need for Multilingual Navigation | Your Mobile Lifestyle – Simplified. (Quo vadis?
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"Ethnic unity and cultural identity are routinely defined by language"

There are many differences between that exist between countries, with language being the obvious one. One of the greatest obstacles to overcome when traveling from abroad to the USA is the language barrier.
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Au revoir, mademoiselle! | Europe | Languages Of The World

Au revoir, mademoiselle! | Europe | Languages Of The World | World Englishes | Scoop.it
French government has recently announced that the word “mademoiselle” would no longer be used in its official documents. Up until now, women were forced by… (Au revoir, mademoiselle!
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Global English and Language Change — Macmillan Dictionary Blog

Global English and Language Change — Macmillan Dictionary Blog | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Global English and language change from Macmillan Dictionary Blog. We discuss slang, neologisms, etymology, new words in English, common errors in English, word formation and words in the news. The living language of English today.
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English vs Mandarin in Asia

English vs Mandarin in Asia | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Oops..but tell me in the first: what's "Mandarin"? http://t.co/sWRPqKV9 the language of the theory of slavery you mean?
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Intercultural communication and Globalization

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Learning an Alien's Language | Psychology Today

Learning an Alien's Language | Psychology Today | World Englishes | Scoop.it
What a Polyglot Would Say to Aliens By Michael Erard, Ph.D....
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Mandarin Overtakes English as Hong Kong’s Second Language

Mandarin Overtakes English as Hong Kong’s Second Language | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Move over, English. In Hong Kong, Mandarin is fast emerging as a new lingua franca. (RT @almarlatour: Shenme?
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International Mother Language Day 2012 | Multilingual Living

International Mother Language Day 2012 | Multilingual Living | World Englishes | Scoop.it
International Mother Language Day 2012: It is time to celebrate our mother tongues around the world to ensure their survival for generations to come!
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Young children show gift for multiple languages, says U of C study

Young children show gift for multiple languages, says U of C study | World Englishes | Scoop.it
English, francais or espanol? Multilingual parents needn’t worry about confusing their children with multiple languages spoken at home, as new research findings out of the University of Calgary reveal children can acquire and switch between...
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English as a global language

English as a global language in the Asia-Pacific region David Nunan The English Centre University of Hong Kong...
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Why I’ve Learned Many Languages by Aravind Adiga

Why I’ve Learned Many Languages by Aravind Adiga | World Englishes | Scoop.it
For many Indians the world is experienced through several different languages, as Aravind Adiga writes here about his own twisting linguistic journeys.
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Is Wanting to be a Polyglot a Misdirected Dream? | David Mansaray

Is Wanting to be a Polyglot a Misdirected Dream? | David Mansaray | World Englishes | Scoop.it
That’s the question I asked myself a few months ago, and I think it’s something everyone wanting to learn multiple languages should ask. I caught the (RT @DavidMansaray: From the archives: Is Wanting to be a Polyglot a Misdirected Dream?
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A New International Business Language: Globish - Forbes

A New International Business Language: Globish - Forbes | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Jean-Paul Nerriere. English is the global language of business, yet English is also the native tongue of relatively few people, and it is notoriously hard to learn. What can be done?
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Every 14 days a language dies | Global Lingo

Every 14 days a language dies | Global Lingo | World Englishes | Scoop.it
As people shift away from traditional ways of life, this encourages a desire to acquire languages which are shared and spoken by more people. As communities become less isolated, people change allegiance towards dominate languages.
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9 Foreign Words the English Language Desperately Needs

9 Foreign Words the English Language Desperately Needs | World Englishes | Scoop.it
While we were busy fumbling with hand gestures and illustrations like cavemen, other cultures just made up the perfect words and phrases to encapsulate those little everyday moments filled with ... uh ...
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On multilingualism in Mensa

As I'm a language professional, I cannot help being intrigued by the way international organisations manage their linguistic differences. In Mensa, basically everybody uses English as a common lang...
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Globalization and Higher Education recent articles

Globalization and Higher Education recent articles | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Diana Brydon - Globalization and Higher Education recent articles http://t.co/VtOd840T...
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Time to embrace learning languages

Time to embrace learning languages | World Englishes | Scoop.it
In a world where multilingualism is the norm, how to tackle defiant young monolinguals (Time to embrace learning languages http://t.co/2xbLqfBa via @guardian @icpjones #langchat...)...
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Things we wish English had: More interest in multilingualism

Things we wish English had: More interest in multilingualism | World Englishes | Scoop.it
RT @superlinguo: Friday?Must be time for 'Things we wish English had' - Today we wish for more enthusiasm for multilingualism http://t.co/Faql7uYL #TwwEh...
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Global English and Language Change — Macmillan Dictionary Blog

RT @carldowse: Global English and Language Change — Macmillan Dictionary Blog http://t.co/q4ZemY3X #besig...
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The cult of the hyperpolyglot

The cult of the hyperpolyglot | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Many people want to speak a second language, but for some people two can never be enough. Welcome to the world of the hyperpolyglot.
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How did this man learn 11 languages?

How did this man learn 11 languages? | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Twenty-year-old Alex Rawlings has won a national competition to find the UK's most multi-lingual student, he explains how he became fluent in so many languages.
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The Benefits of Multilingualism | Multilingual Living | World Languages

The Benefits of Multilingualism | Multilingual Living | World Languages | World Englishes | Scoop.it
By Michał B.Paradowski Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw Photo Credit: Anthony Kelley To have another language is to possess a... (RT @paulinobrener: Monolingualism can be eradicated!
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Achieving peace one word, one language at a time

Achieving peace one word, one language at a time | World Englishes | Scoop.it
I recently posted about how the U.S. military offers bonus pay to soldiers with demonstrated foreign language skills. In the post I suggested that language program managers might cite military exam...
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