Introduction: Worlds of English

Welcome to the world of international English! Whether you know it or not, you are already a part of this world. It consists of all those people who speak English as a second language (ESL), as a foreign language (EFL), or for special purposes (ESP) – as well as the native English speakers they communicate with ...

Read more in Access to International English, pp. 10-14. Then do the tasks in the textbook and on this website.

Links

Global English with David Crystal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZI1EjxxXKw&feature=channel

Video tutorial

History of the English Language (British Council)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fJiHmR85cU&feature=related

Introduction to English - made in 1943

English: 10 fun facts and a brief history

http://fedemenzed.hubpages.com/hub/English-10-fun-facts-and-a-brief-history

Fun Facts: English Words

http://www.allfunandgames.ca/facts/words.shtml

English Next (British Council / David Graddol)

http://www.britishcouncil.org/learning-research-englishnext.htm

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