Author Archives: Emma

About Emma

I am a graphic designer at emc design. I like trees, typography, punk rock, the sea, my cat, coffee and Japan.

Window on a Wider World

We recently published a five-part blog series looking into the idea of global language, aiming to answer the question ‘Is English the ultimate global language?’. If you missed these posts or want to refresh your memory, you can start here. … Continue reading

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IETUGL Part 5: Is English the ultimate global language?

In a five-part blog series I have been proposing to answer the question: Is English the ultimate global language? This is the fifth and final post of this blog series. Read posts 1, 2, 3 and 4 to catch up. … Continue reading

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IETUGL Part 4: English – the language of the Internet

In a five-part blog series I am proposing to answer the question: Is English the ultimate global language? Read posts 1, 2 and 3 to catch up. In part 3 of this blog series, I explained how English has become the … Continue reading

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IETUGL Part 3: English – the lingua franca of world transport

In a five-part blog series I am proposing to answer the question: Is English the ultimate global language? Read posts 1 and 2 to catch up. In part 2 of this blog series, I looked at the idea of a universal … Continue reading

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IETUGL Part 2: Esperanto – a universal language?

In a five-part blog series I am proposing to answer the question: Is English the ultimate global language? Read part 1 to this blog series if you’ve missed it. Part 2: Esperanto – a universal language? There are somewhere between 3000 … Continue reading

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Is English the ultimate global language? (IETUGL) Part 1

Part 1: Introduction In February 2012, I proudly handed in my university dissertation – 20% of my final Graphic Design degree. It was entitled “How an increase in world transport and tourism has created a greater demand for concise cross-cultural … Continue reading

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