World Englishes

2 October 2020

Today, English is considered one of the most pervasive languages in the world. It has a wide range of native speakers and non-native speakers scattered throughout the continents, and it is often used to communicate as a shared language, or “lingua franca”, in universities, businesses, and governments.

What do you think of the influence of English as an international language? How would you define “World Englishes”?