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English as a Global Language

Why we need a global language and which language can be considered for this taking various factors into consideration?

As in species survival, dominance, proliferation and extinction, in language too there are many factors which contribute to similar situations.

If we get down to serious research on each and every one of these areas of survival and extinction of different languages and the dominance of certain languages in certain geographical locations/regions, in certain specific domains of life etc, probably we can simultaneously document many other areas of life on earth which has either influenced or impacted these developments and vice versa that is how certain languages have influenced and impacted many areas of life on earth.

This is a very vast area of research but in this article I plan to restrict to very limited area of language i.e. the prevalence, preponderance, preference for English.
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