Like WTO, Why not WCO?

Stuart Read 1
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1Hongik University

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Published Online: Jan 01, 2017


As the effect of globalization has been to increase the level of language contact between speakers of different languages, English becomes to stand out as the leading world language as people express their need for a common tongue.

However, this paper objects to English as a world language. In addition, this paper is against any ocher natural languages as well as multilingualism. Instead, this paper claims that the adoption of an artificial or "planned" language could a possible solution.



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