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Multilingualism and English

  1. Eva Alcón,
  2. Maria Pilar Safont Jordà

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0796

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Alcón, E. and Safont Jordà, M. P. 2012. Multilingualism and English. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

The overwhelming spread of the English language around the world has given rise to various phenomena, such as the recognition of New Englishes varieties, multilingualism, and multilingual education.

Keywords:

  • esl/efl;
  • second language acquisition;
  • multilingualism