The benefits of the English language for individuals and societies

What advantages can the English language bring to individuals and societies? 

The British Council commissioned the research organisation Euromonitor International to investigate and report on this complex topic.

Their study focusses on five countries. We hope that this paper will trigger discussion and inspire further research.

Click here for Euromonitor's paper: The Benefits of the English Language for Individuals and Societies: Quantitative Indicators from Cameroon, Nigeria, Rwanda, Bangladesh and Pakistan


Submitted by Gemma Fournier on Tue, 06/14/2011 - 15:17


I also hope that this paper will lead to a better understanding as well as leading to better communication around the world. This article is very well-done. Thank you for sharing it with us!

Submitted by miimii on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 02:00


This is really interesting stuff.  Could anyone tell me how I should reference this?  Is the author the British Council or Euromonitor?  Any help would be appreciated.

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