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In our modern world, English (becomes / is becoming / are becoming) more and more important. Researchers (belive / belief / believe) that in a few years time, two billion people will be able to use it. Thats a third of the (worlds / worlds / worlds) population. (It is / There is / There are) no signs that the spread of English will slow down.
English (is / its / are) not only the language of entertainment, travel and trade; its making its way into everyday work life as well. Manuals and instructions are (on / at / in) English. Workers may have to attend to customers (who / which / witch) only speak English. Some Norwegian companies are even beginning to use English as their daily working language, (although / before / because) it makes them more competitive.
In Norwegian schools, English is (teached / teaching / taught) as a foreign language. But some researchers (think / mean / says) that English will move from being a foreign language to becoming a second language. In other words, an official language that everyone (has / have / must) to be able to use in order to manage various tasks in life, such as their job.
Sist oppdatert: 19.03.2007
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