700 Reasons: Reason #413

Reason: 413
In a few years time, when Europe, the USA and Canada are lesser and lesser economic players globally, as seems likely, even native-like English will not be a guarantee of advantage as there will be too many people who possess that qualification
Skutnabb-Kangas, T. (2002) Why should linguistic diversity be maintained and supported in Europe? Some arguments (Strasbourg: Council of Europe)
Related Keywords:
Economic, social and political dimension, Global English, Globalisation