Here, There and Everywhere

Think of the many kinds of international English as a bouquet of flowers, all stemming from a common ancestor, but each grown from its own soil and having its own special history, form and beauty.

  • The roots of English are the countries in which native English-speaking people live, including Britain and the United States.
  • Above them are ranged the countries in which English is spoken as a second language, a much larger number.
  • Finally, there is the largest group of all, spreading out above both – the many countries in which English is spoken as a foreign language.

Read more in Access to International English, pp. 21-25. Then do the tasks in the textbook and on this website.



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