Americanisation vs americanization

English has garnered more recognition than ever during this digital age we are currently in. Whilst there is no official lingua franca for the planet, English is still regarded as the lingua franca in many countries and the default language in international business, tourism, technology, etc. According to historical linguists, the English language dates back […]

The Causes and Consequences of the Global Expansion of English in India

English in India is a topic that is very dear to me. My family migrated from Pakistan to England in the early 90s whilst I was still a toddler. Therefore, my first language, which I learnt officially and gained fluency in, was English. However, my mother tongue was still Urdu. This is what has always […]

Arabic the mother of all languages

Age of Language Language has been among us for a very long time and has developed to such an extent that it made it possible for us to communicate in ways that were never possible before. People throughout history have made various claims about the first-ever language which was spoken on earth. However, their claims […]