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What is English

Reviving and Re-Writing Ethics in Social Research For Commoning the Community
A West Germanic language originating in England, which has become one of the most widely spoken languages worldwide. English serves as a global lingua franca and is used for communication in various domains, including business, education, science, technology, and international relations.
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Formal Adoption of Wholistic Evaluation of English is Urgently Needed to Avoid Generation of Racism in the West, and Under-Development in Africa
Jim Harries (William Carey International University, Kenya)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-8526-2.ch005
Evaluation of English language knowledge without consideration of pragmatic use lures ‘the poor' to Western academia. Thus, not addressing their own issues, this results in an unhelpful brain drain and magnet. Wholistic evaluation would, by undoing this lure, enable educational focus on indigenous concerns in Africa. The secularisation-project, that demotes other people's ways of life into ‘world religions' status, and ignores impacts of Christianity on world history, is subjected to critical scrutiny.
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