English as a Global Language

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9780521530323: English as a Global Language

David Crystal's informative account of the rise of English as a global language explores the history, current status and potential of English as the international language of communication. This new edition of his classic work includes additional sections on the future of English as a world language, English on the Internet, and the possibility of an English "family" of languages. Footnotes, new tables, and a comprehensive bibliography reflect the expanded scope of the revised edition. An internationally renowned scholar in the field of language and linguistics, David Crystal received an Order of the British Empire in 1995 for his services to the English language. He is the author of several books with Cambridge, including Language and the Internet (2001), Language Death (2000), English as a Global Language (1997), Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (1997), and Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language (1995) as well as Words on Words (University of Chicago, 2000). First edition Hb (1997): 0-521-59247-X First edition Pb (1998): 0-521-62994-2

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David Crystal, world authority on the English language, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language and explores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of English as the international language of communication. This new edition of his classic book contains extra sections (on subjects including the future of English as a world language, English on the Internet, and the possibility of an English 'family' of languages), footnotes, new tables, and a full bibliography. There are updates throughout.

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Descripción Cambridge University Press. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, English as a Global Language (2nd Revised edition), David Crystal, David Crystal, world authority on the English language, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language and explores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of English as the international language of communication. English has been lauded as the most 'successful' language ever, with 1,500 million speakers worldwide; but Crystal avoids taking sides and tells the story in a measured but engaging way, backed by facts and figures. This new edition of his classic book includes new material (on the vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation of New Englishes), footnotes, new tables, and a full bibliography. There are updates throughout. This is a book for anyone of any nationality concerned with English: teachers, students, language professionals, politicians, general readers and anyone with a love of the language. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780521530323

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Descripción Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Second Edition. This classic book includes material on the vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation of New Englishes, footnotes and full bibliography. • The best available account of English as an international phenomenon • Updated edition, with extra sections on the future of English as a world language, English on the Internet, the possibility of an English ‘family’ of languages, footnotes and a full bibliography • Suitable for anyone of any nationality concerned with English: teachers, students, language professionals, politicians, general readers and anyone with a love of the language Contents Preface; 1. Why a global language?; 2. Why English? The historical context; 3. Why English? The cultural foundation; 4. Why English? The cultural legacy; 5. The future of global English; References; Index; List of tables. Printed Pages: 228 with 5 tables, 1 figure, and 11 maps. Size: 216 x 128 Mm. Nº de ref. de la librería 012744

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Descripción Cambridge University Press, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0521530326

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Descripción Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Second Edition. This classic book includes material on the vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation of New Englishes, footnotes and full bibliography. ?The best available account of English as an international phenomenon ?Updated edition, with extra sections on the future of English as a world language, English on the Internet, the possibility of an English ‘family?of languages, footnotes and a full bibliography ?Suitable for anyone of any nationality concerned with English: teachers, students, language professionals, politicians, general readers and anyone with a love of the language Contents Preface; 1. Why a global language?; 2. Why English? The historical context; 3. Why English? The cultural foundation; 4. Why English? The cultural legacy; 5. The future of global English; References; Index; List of tables. Printed Pages: 228 with 5 tables, 1 figure, and 11 maps. Size: 216 x 128 Mm. Nº de ref. de la librería 012744

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Descripción Cambridge Univ Pr, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 2nd edition. 240 pages. 9.50x5.50x0.50 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería __0521530326

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Descripción CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. David Crystal, world authority on the English language, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language and explores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of English as the international language of communication. English has been lauded as the most successful language ever, with 1,500 million speakers worldwide; but Crystal avoids taking sides and tells the story in a measured but engaging way, backed by facts and figures. This new edition of his classic book includes new material (on the vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation of New Englishes), footnotes, new tables, and a full bibliography. There are updates throughout. This is a book for anyone of any nationality concerned with English: teachers, students, language professionals, politicians, general readers and anyone with a love of the language. Nº de ref. de la librería AAA9780521530323

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Descripción CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. David Crystal, world authority on the English language, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language and explores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of English as the international language of communication. English has been lauded as the most successful language ever, with 1,500 million speakers worldwide; but Crystal avoids taking sides and tells the story in a measured but engaging way, backed by facts and figures. This new edition of his classic book includes new material (on the vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation of New Englishes), footnotes, new tables, and a full bibliography. There are updates throughout. This is a book for anyone of any nationality concerned with English: teachers, students, language professionals, politicians, general readers and anyone with a love of the language. Nº de ref. de la librería AAA9780521530323

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Descripción 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: NEW. 9780521530323 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Nº de ref. de la librería HTANDREE01226941

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