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  International English
International English is a phenomenon that deals with the English language being spoken on a global scale.
International English will come in a wide variety of dialects, and it is moving in the direction of a standard that must be used in countries around the globe.
International English is a phenomenon that is only expected to become more prominent as we move further into the 21st century.
www.exforsys.com /career-center/english-vocabulary/international-english.html   (709 words)

  English language - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
English is descended from the language spoken by the Germanic tribes, the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes (Vikings).
English is the first language in Australia (Australian English), the Bahamas, Barbados (Caribbean English), Bermuda, Gibraltar, Guyana, Jamaica (Jamaican English), New Zealand (New Zealand English), Antigua, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom (British English) and the United States of America (American English).
English is the most widely used "second" and "learning" language in the world, and as such, many linguists believe, it is no longer the exclusive cultural emblem of "native English speakers", but rather a language that is absorbing aspects of cultures worldwide as it grows in use.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /e/en/english_language.html   (2431 words)

 International English: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The english language is a west germanic language that originated in england from old english (anglo-saxon), the language of the anglo-saxons of northern...
Indian english is a catch-all phrase for the dialects or varieties of english spoken widely in india (by about 11% of the population, according to the 1991 census)...
Pitmatic is a dialect of english used in the counties of northumberland and durham....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/i/in/international_english.htm   (4809 words)

 Teach English - International TESOL College
International TESOL College is a leading specialized international College offering specifically designed programs to train and qualify teachers for the English teaching market as well as prepare english speakers to take on assignments and positions with many of the leading international organizations in their own selected field worldwide.
International TESOL College degrees and certificates are recognized to teach English as a Foreign Language as well as a range of academic subjects in over 200 countries.
However, some English teachers are tired of Teaching English and want to return home to a well respected paying job but find it difficult to obtain the position and respect that their international experience should afford them.
www.internationaltesolcollege.org   (661 words)

 ipedia.com: English language Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
English is descended from the language spoken by the Germanic tribes, the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes.
The dialects spoken by these invaders formed what would be called Old English, which was also strongly influenced by yet another Germanic dialect, Old Norse, spoken by Viking invaders who settled mainly in the North-East (see Jorvik).
Modern English, the language described by this article, began its rise around the time of William Shakespeare and its grammar has been essentially the same since that time, with the most important changes being in the large increase of vocabulary.
www.ipedia.com /english_language.html   (2458 words)

 English International College - EIC a school in Marbella, Spain
The school follows the English curriculum from Key Stage 1 through GCSE and IGCSE to AS level and A level.
The aim of The English International College is to provide opportunities for our students to discover, explore and develop their talents in a friendly and supportive atmosphere that encourages academic and personal achievement.
As an English school in Spain, with pupils of over twenty-five different nationalities, we believe that the EIC has a unique opportunity to encourage them not only to appreciate the rich culture and language of their host country, but also to develop a broader awareness of the world in which they live.
eic.edu   (285 words)

 Yamaguchi - Towards International English in EFL Classrooms in Japan (I-TESL-J)
English is a global language but because it is a living language, it has inevitably changed in order to suit specific contexts or needs (Crystal, 1997).
As for the sociolinguistic competence, which is regarded as a key element in the acquisition of socially appropriate native-like use of English, he points out that the acquisition of sociolinguistic competence is found to be a very gradual process even in an ESL context and it is found to be undeveloped in an EFL context.
In this sense, English may become a common linguistic property in the world and there is a need for further research in order to establish more effective approach to the learning of English.
iteslj.org /Articles/Yamaguchi-Language.html   (3530 words)

 Amnesty International | Working to Protect Human Rights
Amnesty International urges authorities to show the political will and provide the resources needed to ensure the new law will not just exist on paper.
Amnesty International has launched a new website for people to have their say about the human rights situation in China in the countdown to the Beijing Olympics.
Thursday 17 July marks the tenth anniversary of the Rome Statute, the treaty that led to the establishment of the International Criminal Court.
www.amnesty.org   (371 words)

 English Language School
Students choose ETC school of English because they discover a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in which to study and caring professionals who are keen to help them make the most of their time in Great Britain.
An excellent location – ETC International College (school of English) is very close to the town centre, a great selection of shops, the town library, internet cafes and the beach.
All of the teachers at ETC International College are experienced in their field, and have been selected for their high standard of classroom management skills and knowledge of teaching / training techniques.
www.etc-inter.net   (688 words)

 International English
English is spoken pretty-much anywhere there are tourists, in diplomatic settings, and anywhere where there is a lot of international business going on.
English will carry on and develop into a legitimate international language because it will continue to be used and needed throughout our world of interconnected information and commerce.
The new English that people will be speaking in one- or two-hundred years will be vastly different from your own, and the Asian, Africans, and Central Europeans will have just as much ownership over it as we will.
www.travelblog.org /Asia/Thailand/Chon-Buri/Sriracha/blog-99994.html   (644 words)

 Skilled – Independent visa (Subclass 136)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Reasonable command of the English language, coping with overall meaning in most situations and the ability to communicate effectively in your nominated field of employment.
International English Language Testing System examinations are available worldwide and further information is available on their website.
All applicants who are not native born English speakers must submit results from an International English Language Testing System test undertaken within 12 months of lodging their visa application as evidence of their English language ability.
www.immi.gov.au /skilled/general-skilled-migration/136/eligibility-english.htm   (828 words)

 International English
The English language is constant source of amusement for me as I live alongside some very colourful people from a variety of different countries.
Well, fortunately for me, English is the language that is most widely spoken in order for other nations to communicate.
Haych (English) turns to GJ and with her usual deadpan dryness responded, ”Well, Gin Jan, I'm sure Cedric just said you should be certified.
www.socyberty.com /Languages/International-English.123293   (1070 words)

 Iraq Museum International: Special English
Iraq Museum International is joining an effort to translate interesting English texts into Special English so that they may be understood by the largest number of people worldwide who speak English.
Special English is English limited to a 1,500-word vocabulary.
They enjoy all the rights that befit a free people possessed of their human dignity, including the rights stipulated in international treaties and agreements, other instruments of international law that Iraq has signed and to which it has acceded, and others that are deemed binding upon it, and in the law of nations.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /english/index.htm   (3942 words)

 The Complete International English Setter Rescue Page
English Setter Association of America: The Official AKC national breed club for the English Setter.
The English Setter Association of America, Inc. is a not for profit organization dedicated to the advancement of English Setters since 1933.
The English Setter Association of America Rescue Committee is a group of dedicated people who seek to find new homes for displaced English Setters and to educate people about the breed.
www.angelfire.com /nt/esrecsue   (330 words)

 International English Language Teaching MA :: University of Sussex Postgraduate Prospectus 2007
The MA in International English Language Teaching is aimed at native and non-native speakers of English who wish to make a career in teaching English overseas (or in a related field such as ELT publishing) but who may have little or no teaching experience.
This programme gives students the opportunity to explore research methods, current research and issues in ELT and to acquire an understanding of the theoretical and practical issues that impact on the classroom.
The English language requirement for non-native speakers is an IELTS score of 7, with 7 in the speaking part.
www.sussex.ac.uk /Units/publications/pgrad2007/areasofstudy/English%20language%20teaching/15615   (223 words)

 International English Center
The Intensive English Program offers students from all parts of the world a unique opportunity to learn English in a stimulating academic atmosphere, which is at the same time friendly and welcoming.
Instruction is suitable both for graduate students who use English as a second language, as well as for any graduate student who needs to improve his or her writing for course work and thesis writing at the graduate level.
All instructors are native English speakers, who are highly qualified and have taught English for many years in the U.S. and overseas to adult students from many language backgrounds.
www.colorado.edu /iec/programs.html   (531 words)

 International English | Furtherfield Blog
As often as I have experienced monolingual English speakers happily, but erroneously thinking that everyone speaks "their" language without realizing how much other people may be struggling to understand them, I appreciate an article like this very much.
Maybe I'm missing something, since this growing compulsion to be "international" seems to be so widely taken for granted, but looking at some of the things I translate, I really have no idea who is supposed to be communicating with whom.
English is something that was bizarrely fascinating to me in China as well, particularly with the preparation for the Olympics in Beijing.
blog.furtherfield.org /?q=node/212   (1513 words)

 International English? - Speaking Out - UsingEnglish.com
He then takes his argument further and suggests that English should be renamed International Communication as a subject, although he does admit that this suggestion may "seem to be a wander into absurdity." This also shows a simplicity and paucity of thought- the skills in using English are more diverse than he seems to acknowledge.
I work in a place that has both native and non-native teachers and the latter group find it harder to be accepted as authorities than the former.
It is also rather insulting to believe that language teachers have little knowledge of language or international communication, especially in an area where many live outside their own country.
www.usingenglish.com /speaking-out/international-english.html   (460 words)

 Drake University - International - English - Proficiency - Policy
English Proficiency Policy for ESL and conditionally admitted undergraduate students with TOEFL scores below 197 (computer test) or 530 (paper test).
In an effort to ensure that Drake's international students improve their English language proficiency while also having an opportunity to pursue degree-related educational goals, the subsequent policy is followed:
Every student enrolled in English as a Second Language (ESL) classes will be required to show improvement during each semester of enrollment.
www.drake.edu /international/students-scholars/admitted_students/english-proficiency.php   (665 words)

 Myrtle Beach and South Carolina - Myrtle Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
A major claim for the Myrtle Beach area is that it is safe and that is borne out by the numbers of retired people and families with children who flock here every year.
Myrtle Beach International Airport is well-equipped and accessible via a number of US east-coast gateway options – Toronto, Miami, Orlando, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Washington, DC and New York are among them – in order to connect you to an onward jet flight right into the heart of the holiday area.
International visitors who have visited Florida will find the hotel rates’ seasons reversed further up the coast in South Carolina.
www.myrtlebeachinfo.com /mb-cvb/Vacations_Getaways/international.html   (600 words)

 MUSEUM International: UNESCO Culture Sector
MUSEUM International, published by UNESCO since 1948, is a major forum for the exchange of scientific and technical information concerning museums and cultural heritage at an international level.
Museum International highlights the role of museums as places for reflection and production of knowledge on the heritage and culture, and provides information on debates under way in international bodies.
It is a fundamental instrument of international dialogue on museum and cultural heritage.
portal.unesco.org /culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=2356&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html   (292 words)

 BibleGateway.com - Version information: New International Version
It was conceived in 1965 when, after several years of study by committees from the Christian Reformed Church and the National Association of Evangelicals, a trans-denominational and international group of scholars met at Palos Heights, Illinois, and agreed on the need for a new translation in contemporary English.
Responsibility for the version was delegated to a self-governing body of fifteen Biblical scholars, the Committee on Bible Translation, and in 1967, the New York Bible Society (now International Bible Society) generously undertook the financial sponsorship of the project.
The "NIV" and "New International Version" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by International Bible Society.
www.biblegateway.com /versions/index.php?action=getVersionInfo&vid=31#books&version=31;   (1514 words)

 Quark :: View topic - Spell Check isn't working
Not sure why it happens, but Quark will only spellcheck text which is styled with International English as the language for the stylesheet currently attributed to the text.
I am in the UK using Quark 6 installed as International English version which means it must have the International English dictionary to spell check and the stylesheets attributes must be based on International English.
If you are using the US English version then obviously the dictionary would be the US English Dictionary and the style sheet attribute should be US English and not International English.
www.quark.com /service/forums/viewtopic.php?p=10031   (954 words)

 Not the Queen's English - Newsweek: International Editions - MSNBC.com
And governments from Tunisia to Turkey are pushing English, recognizing that along with computers and mass migration, the language is the turbine engine of globalization.
Non-native speakers of English now outnumber native speakers 3 to 1, according to English-language expert David Crystal, whose numerous books include "English as a Global Language." "There's never before been a language that's been spoken by more people as a second than a first," he says.
The Gyeonggi English Village, built on a small island in the Yellow Sea and subsidized by the provincial government, comes complete with a Hollywood-style fake bank and airport, where students must conduct all transactions in English.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7038031/site/newsweek   (2047 words)

 Regular Courses in English
Many international students study in Mexico because they want to interact and meet local students, yet want to participate in classes taught in English because they have not grasped the Spanish language.
At ITESM you can attend regular courses taught in English and have the credits applied to your college degree back home.
If you decide to take a course instructed in English, but you are not a native English speaker, you must show some kind of proof of your language proficiency.
www.mty.itesm.mx /rectoria/pi/internationalstudents/courses_undergraduate/reg_courses_eng.htm   (243 words)

 IELC - The International English Language Centre | Learn english at IELC in Malta | Study English at IELC in Malta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
IELC is an established and professional English Language School in Malta, which is centrally located and open all year round.
Using the result obtained as a guideline, students are given a personalised study plan, focused on helping them acquire and improve the essential skills, namely: listening, speaking with the correct pronunciation, reading and writing.
The classrooms cater for the different scenarios our students may prefer; ranging from large rooms providing the ideal set up for group study sessions as well as rooms catering for individuals wishing to have their own private study facilities.
www.infohub.com /vacation_schools/540.html   (406 words)

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