English: Friend or Frenemy?

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English may have a reputation for being a 'linguistic imperialist,' pushing local languages into obscurity but linguist Mario Saraceni says English should be viewed as a global language but with many equal versions.

Period19 May 2023

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  • TitleEnglish: Friend or Frenemy?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletCanadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size53:59
    Country/TerritoryCanada
    Date19/05/23
    DescriptionIDEAS producer, Naheed Mustafa spoke to Saraceni to explore the question: English, Friend or Frenemy?
    Producer/AuthorNaheed Mustafa
    URLhttps://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/english-friend-or-frenemy-1.6849083
    PersonsMario Saraceni