ENGLISH AS A WORLD LANGUAGE IN SCANDINAVIA AND ELSEWHERE (PART 1)

Hartmut Haberland

Abstrakt

This is a paper in two parts, both dealing with the localization of the concept of English as a “world” or “global language”. In the first part, a number of general notions like “globalization” are discussed, and a plea is made for studying the role of any language in a given context ecologically, i.e. in relationship to, and in interaction with, other languages.

Słowa kluczowe: English, global language, ecology of language, hegemony
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