Introduction: Possibilities and Problems
Globalization: Barbie in Malaysia
Are you happy with your life? Do you expect it to improve as you grow older? Will the English you are learning now contribute to your prosperity when you begin to work?
Increasingly these questions are tied to the fate of developments on the global level. Like it or not, no country is now outside of the reach of world-wide forces changing our lives and our opportunities - and fluency in English will be vital to being part of the process.
Read more in Access to International English, pp. 156-157. Then do the tasks in the textbook and on this website.
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