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Language in the twenty-first century : selected papers of the millennial conferences of the Center for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems, held at the University of Hartford and Yale University

Author: Humphrey Tonkin; Timothy G Reagan
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©2003.
Series: Studies in world language problems, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work presents selected papers of the millenial conferences of the Center for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems. Topics covered include interlingualism; English as a global  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tonkin, Humphrey.
Language in the twenty-first century.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, c2003
(DLC) 2003048077
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Humphrey Tonkin; Timothy G Reagan
ISBN: 9027228310 9789027228314 9027228329 9789027228321 9781588113832 1588113833 9781588113849 1588113841 1282161156 9781282161153
OCLC Number: 70770674
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 215 p.)
Contents: 1. Introduction: Language and the pursuit of the millennium (by Tonkin, Humphrey), p1-7; 2. Contexts and trends for English as a global language (by Bruthiaux, Paul), p9-22; 3. Global English and the non-native speaker: Overcoming disadvantage (by Ammon, Ulrich), p23-34; 4. Language and the future: Choices and constraints (by Edwards, John), p35-45; 5. Interlingualism: A world-centric approach to language policy and planning (by Fettes, Mark), p47-58; 6. Development of national language and management of English in East and Southeast Asia (by Jernudd, Bjorn H.), p59-66; 7. The "business" of language endangerment: Saving languages or helping people keep them alive? (by Maffi, Luisa), p67-86; 8. Equality, maintenance, globalization: Lessons from Canada (by Maurais, Jacques), p87-97; 9. Maintaining linguodiversity: Africa in the twenty-first century (by Mazrui, Alamin M.), p99-113; 10. Language in the twenty-first century: A newly informed perspective (by Pica, Teresa), p115-131; 11. Language and language education in the twenty-first century (by Reagan, Timothy), p133-143; 12. Why learn foreign languages?: Thoughts for a new millennium (by Tonkin, Humphrey), p145-155; 13. Conclusion: Surveying the linguistic landscape: Assessing identity and change (by Muller, Kurt E.), p157-176; 14. Bibliography, p177-195; 15. Contributors, p197-199; 16. Index, p201-209
Series Title: Studies in world language problems, v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Humphrey Tonkin, Timothy Reagan.
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