EIL, Variations and the Native Speaker’s Model

| December 28, 2007
EIL, Variations and the Native Speaker s Model

Keywords: global language, lingua franca

Dr. Rajabali Askarzadeh Torghabeh
Ferdowsi University of Mashad, Iran

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Rajabali Askarzadeh Torghabeh, Ph. D. is an Associate Professor at the Department of English in Ferdowsi University of Mashad, Iran. He teaches English, literature and drama, and translation and has published and presented in the area of literature and English language teaching. He is currently compiling a textbook on drama and writing an article about Sam Shephard.

English language is widely spoken and taught in the world. It is considered a lingua franca and is also considered by many to be the universal and the international language. This language is widely distributed and is currently the primary language of a number of countries. It is extensively used and taught as a second language around the world in countries like India, Pakistan, and South Africa and is also used by more people as a foreign language in a country like Iran and so many other countries.

See pages 67-76

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