• Nataliya Todorova Uzhhorod National University, 26/24 Osypenko Street, Uzhhorod, 88017, Ukraine
  • Anna Todorova Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany, Teichweg 6, Hermsdorf, 39326, Germany
Keywords: globalization, lingua franca, Globish, linguistic imperialism, international communication, cross-cultural awareness


In the framework of the linguistic approach to understanding the impact of globalization on the humanity, this paper aims to consider the role of the English language in globalization processes. Given the history of English becoming the world’s most widely spoken language, the authors consider possible implications of this fact and overview the current debates and concerns about the role of English and the state of other world languages under conditions of globalization.


Todorova, N., & Todorova A. (2018). Globalization and the Role of the English Language. Mìžnarodnì zv’âzki Ukraïni: naukovì pošuki ì znahìdki – The International relations of Ukraine: scientific searches and findings, 27, 331-348 [in English].


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How to Cite
Nataliya Todorova, & Anna Todorova. (2018). GLOBALIZATION AND THE ROLE OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. International Relations of Ukraine: Scientific Searches and Findings, (27), 331-348.