Browsing by Subject "Territorial imperative"
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This article briefly looks at what changes might occur linguistically with the widening of English within ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) while at the same time looking at the changes that have taken place in both the language and attitude in the history of English in its country of origin in terms of two forms of imperative: the cooperative and the territorial. In one case, the cooperative imperative is seen as a need to continually modify the language in order to communicate with people within new contexts and cultures. On the other, the ...
'Cooperative and territorial imperatives' : what can they tell us about the development of English in ASEAN? (Assumption University, 2013)