By Janina Brutt-Griffler
This article lines the historical past of English language unfold from the 18th to the start of the twenty first century, combining that with a research of its langauge switch. It hyperlinks linguistic and sociolinguistic variables that experience conditioned the evolution and alter of English, affirming a brand new framework of language unfold and alter.
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Thus the language spread of English as such is not coincident with its international history. This is important for two reasons. First, the initial period of the expansion of the area in which English was spoken did not take it outside of the British Isles, and so was not so much international as regional. When combined with the fact that this was tied to processes of the internal political and socioeconomic development of the British Isles, and that it was carried out by a large speaker migration over the territory of those islands (O’Riagain, 1997), this period does not take us into the formation of World English as a separate phase of the history of English.
There is, he writes, thereby “no need of native-speaker custodians” (p. 144). 8. ” 9. ” He remarks that the term is preferable to the other names these varieties have been given, including “non-native,” “nativized,” or “indigenized” varieties. 15 16 111 011 111 0111 World English 10. Selinker seems to suggest that New Englishes speech communities consist of individuals with “an entirely fossilized IL competence” (p. 232). 11. In a subsequent commentary, Widdowson (1998: 400) clariﬁes his intention with regard to the place of various varieties, saying that World English represents a “composite lingua franca,” which brings it substantially closer to the view adopted in this work.
At the same time, it already suggests that no distinctive ideology existed concerned with spreading English in the colonial dependencies for cultural or linguistic reasons. There is evidence of the existence of advocacy of something like a linguistic imperialist policy here and there. Sentiments were occasionally expressed by English citizens who had no direct connection to colonial policy. For example, an imperialisticallyminded English schoolmaster declared: “The future has few certainties or none; but if there be any, one is that, if ever there is a universal language – a language spoken or understood among all members of the human family – it will be English” (Welldon, 1895: 889, emphasis added).
World English: A Study of its Development (Bilingual Education and Bilingualism) by Janina Brutt-Griffler