Some Views About Standard English


  •  Jinhua Zhang    

Abstract

English is playing an increasingly important role in the world. People can communicate through English in any place of the world, while more English varieties come into being with its spreading. Therefore, many people are confused about whether there is Standard English and what it is. Meanwhile, many people discuss that whether it is good to insist Standard English. Many arguments about these issues are continuing. This paper will review the previous studies about Standard English and present different views about it from different aspects. It is raised that although there are many arguments about Standard English, it is necessary to insist a norm for English.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1925-4768
  • ISSN(Online): 1925-4776
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: quarterly

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