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Unformatted text preview: ain’s long period as a maritime power
and colonizer of America, India, parts of Africa,
and Australia. When its influence waned, the
English-speaking North Americans were there
to perpetuate and spread the language’s
dominance. English was retained as the main
language, or a second or official language, in
many of its ex-colonies. GLOBISH
A globalized version of English, a kind of
reduced dialect is already spoken around the
world by millions of people. Frenchman
Jean-Paul Nerrière has formalized ‘Globish’,
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course RBS BCN taught by Professor Dekoe during the Spring '10 term at Rotterdam Business School.
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