Select two terms that are examples of how English has spread as an international language.  Glitch, Megabyte, iPod, Dude, You Tube, Web cast, Space station, Blue jeans, Text, CNN, Global...

Select two terms that are examples of how English has spread as an international language.

 

Glitch, Megabyte, iPod, Dude, You Tube, Web cast, Space station, Blue jeans, Text, CNN, Global warming, Cola, Interface, Reality TV, Podcast, Blackberry, Cowboy, MRE, Humvee, GI, Dollar, Streaming video, Rock ‘n Roll

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The terms that you have added to your question are definitely words, phrases and abbreviations that represent a modern culture of English and indeed of technology. Some of the words are quite colloquial - for example 'humvee' and 'glitch.'

We no longer only have English teachers but we have TEFL and TESL teachers; qualified to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL) and / or second language (TESL). These are real representations of English as an international language as they are widely taught and a whole industry has been created around TESL and TEFL teachers who are quite in demand.

Students learn how to teach English to non- English speakers while immersing themselves in the rich cultures and customs of their host countries.  our students learn how to teach English to non-English speakers, while immersing themselves in the rich cultures and customs of their host countries, resulting in a more holistic and integrated educational experienc

 



 

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