As it has already-mentioned in the first post, English is, nowadays, the most powerful language in all the world, being spoken in countries such as Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand and India among others (List of territorial entities where English is an official language, 2016). However, this expansion has not born without any reason because, this… Continue reading The British Empire in ‘’its Golden Age’’; the invasion in Asia
As David Crystal says, ‘’English is a global language; you can hear it on television or spoken by politicians from all over the world. Wherever you travel, you see English signs advertisements. Wherever you enter a hotel or restaurant in a foreign city, they will understand English” (Crystal, 2003, p.2). The fact that make English… Continue reading Invasions around the World; The Norman Invasion of England
In previous blogs, we have been dealing with the history of England, its literature or the origins of its language. This time, we are going to focus on the Irish part, because, although nowadays it does not belong to the British territory, in a specific time in the history they functioned as a whole; and I… Continue reading Irish independence: Ireland as a free state.
In previous posts we have talk about the history of England, since it is essential to provide context and background information, in order to talk about other issues, for example de the importance of the women writers in this territory, that is precisely what we are going to talk about. English culture, as we know,… Continue reading How women writers gained ground in the literature
The history of England is extremely interesting; a lot of cinemas directors have been interested in taking parts of England history in order to include them in films. The history of England has became a long and curious tale thank to its stories about brave men, them beliefs and Kings and Queens. As we know, almost… Continue reading Nomadics or sedentaries: Settlements in the actual Great Britain.
As G. Manivannan says ‘’English is a means not only for international commerce; it has become increasingly essential for inter-state commerce and communication’’. Such statement is a veritable one because English has got more and more important not only in the marketing field but also in the communication field. That is to say that, as the… Continue reading “English is not merely a language anymore; it has become a way of life for millions of non-native English speakers around the world” (Moonzajer, M.F)
As Antonio Tausiet says in his blog (http://shakespeareobra.wordpress.com/), Antony and Cleopatra (1606) is a great tragedy wrote by Shakespeare. This is a tragedy in which the passion and sex are mixed, has been told from The Shakespeare Theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. During the last few months, Antony and Cleopatra has been played in The… Continue reading Antony and Cleopatra