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Fri Dec 10 2004

Media: Article in The Independent on Spread of English

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Message 1: Article in The Independent on Spread of English

Date: 09-Dec-2004
From: Neil Salmond <neillinguistlist.org>
Subject: Article in The Independent on Spread of English


'Half the world's population will be speaking or learning English 
 by 2015, researchers say. Two billion people are expected to start 
 learning English within a decade and three billion will speak it, 
 says a British Council estimate.'
 
 http://news.independent.co.uk/world/environment/story.jsp?story=591193
 
 
 Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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