English in the world today
English in the world today

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English in the world today


This unit was written by Philip Seargeant.

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Figure 1: © Bodleian Libraries. MS.Laud, Misc 636, fol. 1r;

Figure 2 (map): from Kachru, B.B. (1992) The Other Tongue:  English across Cultures (2nd edn), University of Illinois Press.  Copyright © 1982, 1992 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois;

Activity 2, Excerpt 1: Gardner, Gail I. (1917) ‘The Sierry Petes’, Orejana Null, SharlotHallMuseum Press Copyright © 1917 Gail I. Gardner/Gardner Family Trust.  With kind permission from Gail Steiger;

Activity 2, Excerpt 2: Jamieson, Robert, A., Varg. Permission of the author;

Activity 2, Excerpt 3: ‘Kantoi’ lyrics by Izyan Airahman, P&P Songs;

English Sans French (extract): adapted from The Christian Science Monitor (2003) www.csmonitor.com, March 14 © The Christian Science Monitor;

Figure 4: Manuscript of Summer is icumen in © The British Library Board;

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