English in the era of globalization: a threat or a global medium of communication?
Denmark, Ethiopia, Honduras, Lebanon, Myanmar, Nepal, Nederland, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Somali, Sweden, Switzerland and UAE. It is clear that it is impossible to define the exact number of those, who actively apply English language. The number of those who are familiar with is constantly growing.The potential of English language to spread is very high, because the number of speakers is constantly growing. In1997 Graddol stated that English is the most wide spread language in many countries