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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
English Syntax and Argumentation 2001
Alamargot, Denis (Editor)
Written Documents in the Workplace 2007
Aloni, Maria (Editor)
Questions in Dynamic Semantics 2007
Altarriba, Jeanette (Editor)
Bilingual Sentence Processing 2002
Bibok, K. (Editor)
Pragmatics and the Flexibility of Word Meaning 2001
Bošković, Željko
On the Nature of the Syntax-Phonology Interface: Cliticization And Related Phenomena 2001
Botha, Rudolf
Unravelling the Evolution of Language 2003
Bouchard, Denis
Adjectives, Number and Interfaces : Why Languages Vary 2002
Bras, Myriam (Editor)
Semantic and Pragmatic Issues in Discourse and Dialogue: Experimenting with Current Dynamic Theories 2001
Brown, Keith (Editor)
Concise Encyclopedia of Syntactic Theories 1996
Brown, Keith (Editor)
Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd edition 2005
Bultinck, Bert
Numerous Meanings : The Meaning of English Cardinals and the Legacy of Paul Grice 2005
Caffi, Claudia (Editor)
Mitigation 2007
Cann, Ronnie
The Dynamics of Language, 35 2005
Cellier, Jean-Marie (Editor)
Written Documents in the Workplace 2007


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