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Loss of diversity and the English language

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jul 2014
Dr Daniel Allington thinks loss of diversity has impacted on the development of the English Language the most 

Bridging and the English language

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jul 2014
Dr Fiona Doloughan, lecturer in Literature and Creative Writing at The Open University, thinks the fact that English has become a bridging language...

Globalisation and the English language

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jul 2014
Globalisation has influenced the evolution of the English language the most, according to Dr Maria Leedham 

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Form and uses of language

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Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013
In this unit we will consider how language can be used in different ways for different purposes. To do this we will use the theme of memorial and...

Exploring the English language

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Intermediate level Duration 9 hours Updated 15 Jun 2011
How has the English language changed over the course of the last 500 years? What are the social and political contexts that have affected how these...