700 Reasons: Reason #26

Reason: 26
England’s monolingualism symbolises an expectation that others reach out to the nation via the medium of English. This ultimately implies a difference in the relationship of power: it is perceived as a remnant of colonial attitudes
Willis, J. (2003) Foreign Language Learning and Technology in England from the 17th to 21st Centuries (a thesis presented in fulfilment of the requirements for the examination for PhD in the Department of Education at the University of Surrey)
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Equality (equal opportunities), Global English, Multilingualism, Values