— [http://goo.gl/G6qJb9] Discuss the concept of linguistic imperialism_______________________(Prompt).
However, some argue that English is the paradigm modern language of political and economic power. As such, some observers assert that the power of English is the factor responsible for disenfranchisement of a vast majority of populations in the third world, and a major cause of the ‘deaths’ of hundreds of minority languages.
Discussing the concept of linguistic imperialism: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe as the starting point; Global English, Benjamin Madeira, PDF ::
Discussing the concept of linguistic imperialism ::
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe ::
That was proper to make him useful ::
A civilized being in accordance with the English model ::
English is "both replacing ... and displacing" other languages ::
It was characteristically colonial ::
English is only instrumental in enabling communication with others ::
English is a compulsory subject in Norway ::
Societal bilingualism ::
One gains knowledge and personal insight when learning English ::
Closing lines ::
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