For instance, the English language teaching (ESL) business has become one of the major growth industries around the world.As Hutton (1998) states, "It is not accidental that one of the prosperous industries of Great Britain is the teaching of English: The UK earns more than billion a year teaching English to 600,000 students annually." That proves the...Furthermore, globalization also creates an aggressive competition in industry.
And this dominance doesn’t permit the existence of other languages.
Nowadays there is an expansion of a discourse dictated by the West civilization, a discourse written in English, which guarantees the supremacy of some countries (USA, UK…) over others.
As has been noted, the cooperation between developing countries and developed countries opens a new window for the improvement of economy of each country; however, the advancement of economy always goes wit...
In the last twenty years the process of globalization, with concepts about "global community" and "global citizens", have been searching for communication and interdependence between different countries, thus generating social, economic and cultural transformations.
It can be argued that a lingua franca should by no means be considered as a homogenizing factor, which causes cultural differences to disappear.
Is this true, that the ever-increasing use of a lingua franca throughout the world offers a medium to express and explain these differences.Moreover when the multinational companies cooperate with a country, they also bring their religion, culture, and life style.Meeting them, the people in the poor country increase their standard of living and get acquainted with new civilization.This phenomenon affects the economic business and exerts a wide influence on society at that.The growth of the developing countries is the main cause of globalization and it brings both opportunities and disadvantages to them.With these advantages, governments have a basic background to build their country and escape from the Third World.On the other hand, the spread of globalization makes many scientists warn us about its harms.Globalization is a process and this process makes developments in these countries.First of all is the independence of each of developing countries.Such a discourse is the source of regular inequalities in all fields: economics, politics, education, culture and communication.English expands hand in hand with this discourse; become in the "language of international capitalism" with an economic power that maintains and expands it.