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From English to Englishes

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 4
Module lead
Sonia Moran Panero
Academic year

Module overview

This module introduces you to the spread of English from its historical origins to colonial and postcolonial contexts and, further, to current global contexts. It explores sociolinguistic issues and debates centering on the development of English. It engages with different approaches to the understanding of English - for example, World Englishes, Global Englishes and English as a lingua franca - in local and global contexts.

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