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English, the global language: complexity and diversity

Publication: The Proceedings of the International Conference Globalization, Intercultural Dialogue and National Identity. Section: Language and Discourse, 1, p. 368-371
Editors:Iulian Boldea
Publisher:Arhipelag XXI Press
Abstract:The development of the relation between English language and its social environment gives rise to the natural language system territorial extension behavior. The article investigates the possibility to adopt the approach of complex system to search and predict the evolution of English language phenomenon as a global language.
Key words:English, lingua franca, territorial extension, complex system approach, language behavior prediction
Language: Romanian

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References in this publication: 1

45David CrystalEnglish as a Global LanguageCambridge University Press1997; 2003; 2012

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