Is English a form of linguistic imperialism?

IATELF 2013On the occasion of the 47th Annual IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) Conference in Liverpool, 8-12 April, 2013, Prof Anne Burns, Director of CLERA, moderated the British Council Signature Event “Linguistic imperialism: still alive and kicking?” (video recording available here).

To coincide with this event, Anne provides some background information about the discussion of English as linguistic imperialism on the British Council’s Voices blog.

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