Window on a Wider World

We recently published a five-part blog series looking into the idea of global language, aiming to answer the question ‘Is English the ultimate global language?’. If you missed these posts or want to refresh your memory, you can start here. In the second part of the series I wrote about Esperanto, a language created specifically [...]

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IETUGL Part 3: English – the lingua franca of world transport

In a five-part blog series I am proposing to answer the question: Is English the ultimate global language? Read posts 1 and 2 to catch up. In part 2 of this blog series, I looked at the idea of a universal language, Esperanto, created specifically for the purpose of uniting people from different language backgrounds. But [...]

IETUGL Part 2: Esperanto – a universal language?

In a five-part blog series I am proposing to answer the question: Is English the ultimate global language? Read part 1 to this blog series if you've missed it. Part 2: Esperanto – a universal language? There are somewhere between 3000 and 6000 languages spoken worldwide. Whilst a language makes the individuals that speak it unique, [...]