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Corpus Analysis of English as a World Language

  1. Andrea Sand

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0244

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Sand, A. 2012. Corpus Analysis of English as a World Language. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Academic interest in the field now referred to as “English as a world language” arose out of the realization that there is more to the English language than British English and that the English language had in fact changed radically by becoming a language spoken around the globe.

Keywords:

  • 20th century;
  • 21st century;
  • globalization;
  • research methods in applied linguistics;
  • World Englishes;
  • corpus