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Journal Title: English Today
Volume/Issue:   27 / 1
Date: 2011
Table of Contents: 'English invasion' in Spain: an analysis of toys leaflets addressed to young children
by Carmen Isabel Luján-García
pp 3-9

Globalising a local language and localising a global language: the case of Kamtok and English in Cameroon
by Aloysius Ngefac
pp 16-21

Early modern English contractions and their relevance to present-day English
by Denis Gailor
pp 10-15

Learning the game: playing by the rules, playing with the rules
by Wayne Rimmer
pp 22-27

The truth about 'some' and 'any', and some thoughts it prompted on meanings, grammatical categories, and academic grammars
by Amorey Gethin
pp 28-34

Response to Gil: The double danger of English as a global language
by Meredith Stephens
pp 35-37

Rheme and reason: Why is English always the Theme rather than the Rheme in our acronyms?
by Alan James Runcieman
pp 38-41

Revisiting CEWIGs: A reflection on the usage of collocations of 'English' with 'world', 'international' and 'global'
by Matthew Watterson
pp 42-51

A comparison of the global status of English and Chinese: towards a new global language?
by Jeffrey Gil
pp 52-59

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Pragmatics
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
English
Japanese
Pidgin, Cameroon
 
LL Issue: 22.2125