ENGLISH AS A WORLD LANGUAGE

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ENGLISH AS A WORLD LANGUAGE by Mind Map: ENGLISH AS A WORLD LANGUAGE

1. We in the English-speaking world have often been highly complacent in expecting others to learn English without our making anything like the same effort in return.

2. First, those who learned Basic English might be able to write simple messages,

3. English words are everywhere.

3.1. Most people speak it not because it gives them pleasure to help out American and British monoglots who cannot be troubled to learn a few words of their language,

3.2. its influence so enormous that it has even affected the syntax of other languages.

4. In 1986, The Economist assembled a list of English terms that had become more or less universal.

5. its influence so enormous that it has even affected the syntax of other languages.

6. The teaching of English,

6.1. is worth £6 billion a year globally

7. IS THE MOST GLOBAL LANGUAGE

7.1. The number of English words

7.2. current in Japanese has been estimated to be as high as 20,000.

8. ENGLISH

8.1. Most people speak it not because it gives them pleasure to help out American and British monoglots who cannot be troubled to learn a few words of their language,

9. Think English or speak English

10. difficulty : communications,

11. English is the most studied and emulated language in the world,