1. THE WORLD'S LANGUAGE
11(10)
2. THE DAWN OF LANGUAGE
21(14)
3. GLOBAL LANGUAGE
35(11)
4. THE FIRST THOUSAND YEARS
46(21)
5. WHERE WORDS COME FROM
67(17)
6. PRONUNCIATION
84(15)
7. VARIETIES OF ENGLISH
99(18)
8. SPELLING
117(17)
9. GOOD ENGLISH AND BAD
134(13)
10. ORDER OUT OF CHAOS
147(14)
11. OLD WORLD, NEW WORLD
161(18)
12. ENGLISH AS A WORLD LANGUAGE
179(17)
13. NAMES
196(18)
14. SWEARING
214(11)
15. WORDPLAY
225(14)
16. THE FUTURE OF ENGLISH
239(8)
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY 247(10)
INDEX 257