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Globish English Presentation

Klas LE01 Ivo Frijn Laurens Nuijten en ik

Desmond Boere

on 13 May 2013

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photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli By: Ivo Frijn, Laurens Nuijten & Desmond Boere
Class: LE01 Globish, the spread of globalised English What are we talking about?!? History of English History of English Imperialism Globish Why did it spread? Statements/class discussion English must be a second language, taught to children from the age of 8! Social media & Internet English as a standard Globalisation English in social media Independence Hollywood What made it successful? Types of Globish Cu l8r ;) 5 ways in which social media is strengthening the language Increases awareness of mistakes platforms of catching mistakes Differentiates writers Don't write like everyone else Spotlights short writing Less is more Reminds us that change is constant Technology shapes the language Creates new words and meanings New words because of social media: Proofread to filter out mistakes Advance to social media Only 140 characters Elevator pitch "Shorter is better - if you can do it well" Googled Liked Tweeted Used everywhere English is everywhere, so every nation should adopt the language as if it is their own! Without American influences in modern culture, English wouldn't be as big as it is today! Technology is part of evolution
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