'Any serious analysis of the state of the English language in the world today, the best ways to teach it, its evolving nature and cultural impact, must include this book in its bibliography.'
- Aidan Hehir, English and Media Magazine
About the Author
Anne Burns is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and Associate Director of the National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research. Caroline Coffin is a Lecturer at the Centre for Language and Communication at the Open University in the UK.