15.3456, Media: Article in The Independent on Spread of English

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Subject: 15.3456, Media: Article in The Independent on Spread of English

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Date: 09-Dec-2004
From: Neil Salmond < neil at linguistlist.org >
Subject: Article in The Independent on Spread of English



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Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 03:28:44
From: Neil Salmond < neil at linguistlist.org >
Subject: Article in The Independent on Spread of English


'Half the world's population will be speaking or learning English
by 2015, researchers say. Two billion people are expected to start
learning English within a decade and three billion will speak it,
says a British Council estimate.'

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/environment/story.jsp?story=591193


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