Worlds Of English

Worlds Of English

The Rise Of English
Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  August 28, 2011

The decision to use English in countries where it is not the first language is controversial. In South Africa, some schools are refusing to teach in English, and in Malaysia, opposition to English classes has led to riots on the streets. Is speaking English an essential 21st century skill and how are new generations growing up with the internet influencing the use of English in the digital age?

The decision to use English in countries where it is not the first language is controversial. In South Africa, some schools are refusing to teach in English, and in Malaysia, opposition to English classes has led to riots on the streets. Is speaking English an essential 21st century skill and how are new generations growing up with the internet influencing the use of English in the digital age?

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