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history of the English language

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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English is a funny language !

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Is English or Mandarin the language of the future?

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

English has been the dominant global language for a century, but is it the language of the future? If Mandarin Chinese is to challenge English globally, then it first has to conquer its own backyard, South East Asia.

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rions un peu

Monday, September 19th, 2011
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Why do you learn English ?

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

an easy video !

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English invasion ‘threatens French language

Monday, January 18th, 2010

In 1997, 40 per cent of documents at the European Commission were first written in French, compared to 45 per cent in English. In 2008, the ratio had fallen to 14 per cent French versus 72 per cent English. Last year French was down to 11 per cent.

Avenir de la langue française (Future of the French language) and eight other groups called on the government to put a stop to the Anglo-onslaught in a pair of opinion pieces in two national daily newspapers on Friday.

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Evolution of the English language

Monday, June 30th, 2008

You may have heard about “Globish” (if not google the word!) and how it affects English. This article explains how the Chinese language affects the English language in particular. Chinglish is born !