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Speaking from the Margin

Global English from a European Perspective


Anna Duszak and Urszula Okulska

Contents: Anna Duszak/Urszula Okulska: Introduction. Globalisation and linguistics: Some issues and problems – John E. Joseph: Linguistic identity and the limits of global English – Peter Trudgill: Glocalisation and the Ausbau sociolinguistics of modern Europe – Jan Renkema: Towers of Babel. A conceptual, experimental and speculative contribution to the globalisation debate – Camiel Hamans: From rapo to lullo. About an informal internationalese – Elizabeth J. Erling: English as the language of the European academic community: Questions from the Freie Universität Berlin – Małgorzata Sokół: Towards an identity of an academic virtual community: A discourse community approach – Tomasz P. Krzeszowski: Metaphors of discourse: Between co-operative and oppositional discourses – Anna Duszak: Globalisation as interdiscursivity: On the spread of global intertexts – Elżbieta Wąsik/Zdzisław Wąsik: ‘Ecological grammar’ of communicative linkages: Between bioinvasion and cultural transmission in the globalised world – Jolanta Kozak: Between catachresis and tautology. Multilingual discourses in translation – František Daneš: European languages in the present-day flood of English: The case of Czech – Ásta Svavarsdóttir: English borrowings in spoken and written Icelandic – Elżbieta Mańczak-Wohlfeld: Does the spread of English constitute a threat to Polish? – Anatolij Dorodnych/Valentyna Rekalo: Globalisation and the language situation in Ukraine – Harriet Sharp: Globalisation and hybridization: Report from a corpus study of Swenglish – Małgorzata Fabiszak: Globalisation in the kindergarten. The construction of national identity and the language of children’s magazines – Agnieszka Kiełkiewicz-Janowiak/Joanna Pawelczyk: Globalisation and customer service communication at Polish call centres – Urszula Okulska: Globalisation on the Polish radio: The case of political interviews – Marta Dąbrowska: English and its impact on electronic media communication – Tomasz Konik: Recommendations in the discourse of macroeconomic forecasting: A case study in discourse and Globalisation.