English as a world language (Why English (flexible language, most evident…
English as a world language
Two main historical reasons why English is the world's spoken language
Details about the Growth of English
most evident in the English vocabulary
It contains Words from variety of languages
Latin, Greek, ancient Norse, French, native Languages of British colonies
English relies moe on Word order than on inflectional forms, not too difficult for foreigners to learn
varies a lot throughout the world
British, Irish, American, Australian, South African.......
American English is charactised by some vocabulary
''sidewalk'' - ''pavement'', ''fries'' -''chips''
Some differents but the differences are very small indeed
More than one language
the first and official Language in: Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Bahamas, Guyana, Jamaica, South Africa
English as a means of communication