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  • 1. 5/1/2012 What can you say about the picture? What does it tell you about the use of English?UNDERSTANDINGWORLD ENGLISHES Picture 1 Languages and Literature Department What can you say about the Singaporean English: Downloaded picture? What does it tell you from Youtube about the use of English? Picture 2 What can you say about the picture? What does it tell youWhat does the video tell us about the use of English? about the use of other English varieties? Picture 3 1
  • 2. 5/1/2012 What can you say about the What can you say about the picture? What does it tell you picture? What does it tell you about the use of English? about the use of English? Picture 1 Picture 4 Picture 4 What can you say about the picture? What does it tell you about the use of English? What can the pictures tell us about the different Picture 5 varieties of English?What can the pictures tell us about the different varieties of English? What is World Different groups of people use language Englishes? differently. In the long run, differences in language- language- use lead to differences in language varieties…World Englishes 2
  • 3. 5/1/2012 What is World Englishes? What is World Englishes?“World Englishes is capable of a range of Kirkpatrick (2007) distinguished varietiesmeanings and interpretation” (Bolton, 2006; p.186) of English as native varieties and nativized varieties.‘World Englishes’ as the indigenized or‘nationalized ‘varieties of English from This refers to “all the different varieties ofthose countries colonized by Great Britain English used in different countries acrossor the United States. (Wikipedia) the world. (Macmillan dictionary) Varieties of English What led to the development of World Englishes? Video on History of EnglishWhat led to thedevelopment of WorldEnglishes?Required question: What led question:to the development of Englishas a World Language? 3
  • 4. 5/1/2012 On the Global Expansion of EnglishOn the Global Expansion Migration and Colonization: Main Engines of English of Global Expansion On the Global Expansion of English Task 1. What have you learned about the global expansion of English? (Give at least three things) 2. What does the global spread of English show us about the importance of the English language?Braj B. Kachru’s Model of World Englishes (1992) Is this English? The development of English as manifested in the different versions of the Lord’s Prayer 4
  • 5. 5/1/2012 The Lords Prayer The Lords Prayer (Old English - Anglo-Saxon) Anglo-Saxon) (Old English - Anglo-Saxon) Anglo-Saxon)Fæder ure þu þe eart on heofonum;Si þin nama gehalgodto becume þin ricegewurþe ðin willaon eorðan swa swa on heofonum.urne gedæghwamlican hlaf syle us todægand forgyf us ure gyltasswa swa we forgyfað urum gyltendumand ne gelæd þu us on costnungeac alys us of yfele soþliceThe Lords Prayer (Middle English) The Lords Prayer (Modern English) (Modern The Lourdes Preyere Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Oure fadir that art in heuenes, Your Kingdom come, halewid be thi name; your will be done, thi kyngdoom come to; on earth as in heaven Give us today our daily bread. be thi wille don, in erthe as in heuene. Forgive us our sins, Yyue to vs this dai oure breed ouer othir as we forgive those who sin against us. substaunce, Lead us not into temptation, and foryyue to vs oure dettis, as we but deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, foryyuen to oure dettouris; the power and the glory are yours. and lede vs not in to temptacioun, but Now and for ever. delyuere vs fro yuel. Amen Amen.The Lords Prayer (Contemporary English) Essential Questions Our Father in heaven, holy be your name, What do the different versions of the your kingdom come, your will be done, on prayer tell us about the English earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily language? bread, forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Do not bring to What do the different versions of the the test but deliver us from evil. Amen. prayer tell us about learning a language? 5
  • 6. 5/1/2012 EVOLUTION OF ENGLISH IN A SLIDEModern English: Good Day Sir!Old English: Godlif Daeg Leof! World Englishes or the differentFuture English: OMG LKE GD DAY Englishes in the world continue to evolve, and the dynamismBRO! LOL ROFL! :) of the English language is a reason for the development of– Comment posted 1 month ago on varieties of English Youtube by D00mnukem 6