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English in a changing world L ' anglais dans un monde changeant

  title={English in a changing world L ' anglais dans un monde changeant},
  author={U. Meinhof},
David Graddol talks to three people with very different professional relationships to global English: Tom McArthur, Editor of English Today and the Oxford Companion to the English Language, David Flack, Senior Creative Director of MTV Asia, and Julian Amey, Director General of Canning House. In these three interviews, Tom McArthur takes a global view of English, David Flack assesses English in the entertainment business of Asia, and Julian Amey explores the significance of the language for the… Expand

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