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Politics [videorecording] : will English rule the world? /

by Westbury, Sally; Blyth, Ron; Fiddler, Mike; Quarshie, Hugh; Infonation (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm).
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialSeries: Beyond Babel .Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2002Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.Other Title: Politics, will English rule the world?; Will English rule the world?.Subject(s): English language -- Political aspects | Communication, International | English language -- Influence on foreign languages | English-only movementSummary: Although members of the E.U. value its practicality and the African National Congress calls it indispensable, not everyone agrees that English should dominate the glocal dialogue. In this program, various international figures debate the value of English as an international political language while coming to terms with the likely extinction of nondominant languages in America and abroad. Can diversity and identity be retained in a world of fewer languages?
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Narrator, Hugh Quarshie.

Although members of the E.U. value its practicality and the African National Congress calls it indispensable, not everyone agrees that English should dominate the glocal dialogue. In this program, various international figures debate the value of English as an international political language while coming to terms with the likely extinction of nondominant languages in America and abroad. Can diversity and identity be retained in a world of fewer languages?

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