The impact of world internet coverage on ESL

The FUTURE of Learning


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So as the title suggests, there is of course some kind of impact and more than anything else, the impact of the domination of English on the internet. As the internet increases in size (number of sites available, etc), so will the predominance of English as the preferred language of choice. But what kind of impact will that have on the esl community – or more importantly the esl business community.

The obvious response is that there will be more people needing to learn English, and so in turn language schools will boom, as too will online esl learning sites. But will this really be the trend?

Already there are clear signals that the learning of English (though still extremely important) is in fact changing. As more people learn English, so too is the expectation that English should be learned by all. But exactly the kind…

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