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To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.

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Aarts, Bas (Editor)
The Handbook of English Linguistics 2006
Aitchison, Jean
Words in the Mind : An Introduction to the Mental Lexicon,Third Edition 2002
Allan, Keith
Natural Language Semantics 2001
Anderson, Wendy
English Grammar Essentials for Dummies, Australian Edition 2013
Antony, Louise (Editor)
Chomsky and his Critics 2003
Appel, Rene (Editor)
Taal en Taalwetenschap 2002
Archangeli, Diana (Editor)
Optimality Theory : An Overview 1997
Aronoff, Mark
What is Morphology? 2005
Aronoff, Mark (Editor)
The Handbook of Linguistics 2000
Aue, Maximilian (Translator)
The Big Typescript: TS 213 : German-English Scholars' Edition 2005
Baker, Anne (Editor)
Taal en Taalwetenschap, 2nd Edition 2012
Baker, Peter
Introduction to Old English 2003
Baker, Gordon
Wittgenstein: Understanding and Meaning, Second Edition : Volume 1 of an Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations, Part I: Essays 2005
Baker, Gordon
Wittgenstein's Method : Neglected Aspects 2004
Baker, Anne (Editor)
Taal en Taalwetenschap 2002

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