IETUGL Part 4: English – the language of the Internet

In a five-part blog series I am proposing to answer the question: Is English the ultimate global language? Read posts 1, 2 and 3 to catch up. In part 3 of this blog series, I explained how English has become the lingua franca (a language systematically used to make communication possible between people not sharing a [...]

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 [...]