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Should Burundians care about English as a global language?

Nduwimana, Arcade (2020) Should Burundians care about English as a global language? Africa at LSE (07 Aug 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Arcade Nduwimana discusses linguistic politics and limited fluency of English in Burundi, exploring intricacies between the national, regional and global contexts. While in one sense it seems paradoxical to promote the use of English in a blog series with decolonial aspirations, an acknowledgment of repercussions for people who do not speak it is necessary to grasp contemporary colonial logics.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
P Language and Literature > PE English
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2020 09:36
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2021 23:00
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106308

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