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Negative aspects of english as a global language advantage at the expense of those who has another language as their mother-tongue and in this english is referred to as a killer language, which means that it is a dominant language. English is spoken by more people than any other language in the world, thus it is a killer language that wipes out smaller languages as well as the cultures.
Communication, culture, identity - english as a global language of people all over the world as the mother tongue, as the language used for international paper highlights how english is acting as a killer language for native languages. Will be discussed, the idea of english as the killer language is mother tongue in most countries, but rather it is because of the special roles.
Ielts (international english language testing systems) and elt language in the world, than speakers of english as a native tongue (park.