“In my post last week I cited a few ways in which English is unsuitable as a global language, and mentioned that its being one anyway is attributable at least in part to undeserved luck. Of course, it wasn’t all luck.”

 

Tags: language, colonialismdiffusion, culture, English.

Source: chronicle.com

Additionally, here is an article explaining why Mandarin won’t become a lingua franca in the near future. 

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