English Teacher Article A Global Language?

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Are the global languages a good or a bad thing? Languages are dying out faster than endangered species- is this a price worth paying for increased international communication?

A new study has suggested four levels of languages in a hierarchy according to how they are used:

Hypercentral
Supercentral
Central
Peripheral

This also looks at the value of the language in terms of use. Is this a fair way of looking at languages.

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The Global Language System

The evolution of 'global' English

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