The English Is Coming!
How One Language Is Sweeping the WorldBook - 2010
English has fast become the number one language for everything from business and science to diplomacy and social networking. Worldwide, non-native speakers of English now outnumber natives three to one. Through the fascinating stories of 30 English words used and understood in every corner of the globe, The English is Coming takes readers on an eye-opening journey across culture and commerce, war and peace, time and space. Perfect for culture buffs, armchair travellers and language lovers alike.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Edition: 1st Touchstone hardcover ed.
Characteristics: xxiii, 326 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.