Table of contents for English : one tongue, many voices / Jan Svartvik, Geoffrey Leech.


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Introduction * English - Island Language to World Language * The First Thousand Years * Modern English in the Making * English Goes to the New World * English Transported * English Varieties in the British Isles * British and American English * Pidgins and Creoles * Communicative Competence * Words, Words, Words * More Social Dimensions of English * English and the Globalization of Language * Now Where Is English Going? * References * Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- History.
English language -- Variation -- English-speaking countries.
English language -- Variation -- Foreign countries.
Globalization.
Communication, International.
Culture and globalization.