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  • Mar 09, 2012
  • 02:45 PM

Jürgen Trabant: English is smothering the great cultural languages

Knut Diers / The
Jürgen Trabant, a professor from Berlin, thinks the major losers in the unbridled expansion of English in business, science and everyday life will be French, Italian and German. The linguist and professor, who lives in Bremen, supports having an adoptive language. Every EU citizen should, in addition to his/her native tongue and global English, take on a third language.

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