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How does globalisation affect the English language? How does the English language affect the world?
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The English Language In 30 Accents (Animated)

If you like my Redneck and Nigerian accents then check out my Christmas 2012 special (even if its not Christmas anymore)


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Linguistic imperialism alive and kicking

Linguistic imperialism alive and kicking | Globelish | Scoop.it
Multilingualism under threat from the 'superpowers' of ELT...
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African American English

Professor Mary Zeigler of Georgia University talks about the influence that African American's have had on the development of American English.

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World Englishes: An Investigation of International Students' Goals and Experiences

This short film discusses varieties of English throughout the world. We interviewed four international students to learn about their experiences with English...
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Lera Boroditsky: How Language Shapes Thought

Do the languages we speak shape the way we think? For example, how do we think about time?
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The Britishisation of American English

The Britishisation of American English | Globelish | Scoop.it
There appears to be little that irks a British language pedant more than Americanisms entering the British vocabulary. But it is also happening the other way round.
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Australian English

Though a large portion of the world speaks English, it's amazing just how different each (English Speaking) country's language really is. Examples of Australian English.

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David Crystal - Which English?

Which 'English' should we teach our students? Global English with Professor David Crystal.

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Jay Walker on the world's English mania | Video on TED.com

Jay Walker on the world's English mania | Video on TED.com | Globelish | Scoop.it
TED Talks Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English -- "the world's second language" -- by the thousands.
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