700 Reasons: Reason #27

Reason: 27
Those who speak only English may, in the future, be unable to communicate with the newly empowered and potentially rising communities where English is not the mother tongue. This is politically disempowering to monolingual English speakers
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)
Related Keywords:
Communication, Equality (equal opportunities), Global English, Globalisation, Multilingualism