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Unformatted text preview: for all practical purposes Rise of English as a Second Rise of English as a Second Language and EFL E.S.L. users learn English not necessarily from native teachers EFL users learn English for limited usability E.S.L. users learn more intensely and intimately EFL users learn it primarily as a library language, to read journals Strevens
Strevens Distinction between English as a primary language: uses English for day to day communication. English is used for all purposes, including home. secondary language: usage limited...
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