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Unformatted text preview: one variety is used for interpersonal communication and another is taught in school? 5. When did American English (AE) begin to become influential in the world? What are some varieties of AE mentioned in the film that have influenced world English? Can you think of other examples? 6. Because the movie was made in 1986, there are a number of references and images that today seem out of date, for example, the Soviet Union, Pan Am, the World Trade Center, the Super Sonic Transport (SST), the use of typewriters, the mention of old slang and the individual currencies of the countries of Europe. Did you notice any others?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course LING 122 at San Jose State University .