"Globish The World Over" Challenges English as the World Language

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The International Globish Institute has released "Globish The World Over", the much-awaited book on Gobal English - Globish - that English speakers can actually read. Five years after it was a European best-seller in French, the groundbreaking book Don't Speak English, Parlez Globish, is still creating controversy among academics and global thinkers. Now its author, Jean-Paul Nerrière, with co-author David Hon, has come out with a new book that tries to both answer its critics and satisfy its friends.

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"It's a pioneering text of great importance, full of enthralling insights for native and non-native English users alike." Robert McCrum

In "Don't Speak English, Parlez Globish", Nerrière warned Europeans that English was taking over the world, but in a form that would not be the same as Standard English. In fact, he said, people speaking Globish-English were doing a lot of the world's international business in English and excluding the native English speakers, all of whom tended to monopolize conversations.

Not surprisingly, English native speakers didn't want to hear it, and so not only were the initial books denied publication in English, most academicians who had never read the French book declared that nothing of value could ever be said with Globish, which they equated with "broken English." But in fact, the rest of the world just made new rules, and understood each other quite well.

Globish The World Over is the world's first book written in Globish. It discusses one of the main barriers to global communication: those language barriers which stall progress in business and every other area of international contact. Since WWII, the English language grew to be the preference of the international jet-set and executive classes. However, this book shows how Globish-English, with its 1,500 words and simple grammar, is more democratic, easier to learn, and learned more quickly. The 90% of world citizens who are now forming the prosperous nations of the future in Brazil and Russia and India and China, will be doing their business in Globish.

GWO Now Reaches Out In Side-by-Side Translation:
On the heels of this first book in the world to be published in Globish, the International Globish Institute now announces 3 side-by-side translations of Globish The World Over in Spanish, Dutch, and Hungarian, with others in Japanese and Russian to follow by year-end, and Polish and Hindi in the early part of next year. The new side-by-side versions now for sale at http://www.globish.com are called Globish Para El Mundo (Spanish), Globish az egesz vilag (Hungarian) and Globish over de helle wereld, (Dutch) Further side-by-side translations are in progress in Japanese, Russian, Polish, Turkish, Hindi, Chinese, and German.

Globish The World Over is available in e-book and paperback at http://www.globish.com . Translations are currently available in e-books only, but paper books are planned for 2010.


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