‘World English’ Remains Theoretical – Forbes.com

This article confounds “World English” with “World Englishes”. Non-the-less, it is interesting that the mass media has picked up on this issue.

The distinction here is that World English, in this article, refers to some kind of standard that will emerge. Though they also seem to mix in other issues of comprehensibility, dialect, and locality.

World Englishes, is the study of different Englishes around the world. For example, a study of native speakers of English (and even NNES) in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India…..

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