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English in the world today
English in the world today

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the diversity of English through history and around the world

  • understand the effect of social and cultural factors on an individual’s use of English

  • understand the relationship between a person’s linguistic heritage and their sense of identity

  • understand the ways in which different varieties of English in use around the world are categorised.