Video: The world's English mania

Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English.

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TED Video

ted.com . . .

Video: The 21 Century Flux

British hip hop artist / musician / poet Dizraeli performs a piece he has made about 21 century English. Includes a transcript so don't worry if you don't understand everything. (Scroll down the page to find the video.)

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Video: Dizraeli (Macmillan)

macmillandictionaryblog.com . . .


Chapter 5: The Global Village

The English language is essential for those who want to get out and see the world. English is the language of international travel and business. In Chapter Five we will take a look at some of the different sides of global English – and some of the mistakes that can occur when non-natives try to express themselves in English!

 

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Global English (Oxford Dictionaries)

http://www.askoxford.com/globalenglish/?view=uk

Learning English - Moving Words (BBC)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/movingwords/

World Class (BBC)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldclass/