Activity 5 The English Lexicon

  1. A Survey of Swiss English Teachers
  2. Activity 7 English Extends Across the World
  5. B) giving the English equivalents for the Russian words in brackets (you can find the English equivalents for these words at the pages indicated)

Activity 6 National Boundaries and National Attitudes

Some distinctions between languages of different kinds.

1. Regional languages are languages used only in a restricted area.

2. National languages are languages used within national boundaries.

3. International languages are languages used outside national boundaries.

4. Global languages are languages used for communication world wide.

Task 1

Language attitude how people feel about a language. English is one of several international languages. Because there are only superficial differences in its written system worldwide, it is thus possible for it to have become the global language. There are very many languages in the world but English is predominant. How does this happen? It is necessary to look back into the history.

Lecture 1 | Activity 7 English Extends Across the World

Basic part | The Classification of Words in Post-Structural Traditional Grammar | Pronoun | Noun and Its Categories. | The Problem of Gender in English | A general outline of the adjective | The Adverb | The Verb. The Categories of Person, Number, Tense, Aspect and Temporal Correlation | Functional classification | The Particle |

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