1.2 Linguistic diversity

Review Materials

Welcome to the “Linguistic Diversity” Section of the ENRICH CPD Course. Here you will be provided with some information about the linguistic diversity in the world today. We will focus on local, national and global contexts of diversity, and attend to the historical developments while doing so. This Section includes 4 Activities in total. These Activities aim to help you reflect on the major issues of linguistic diversity both as a social fact and in relation to your experience.

Click below to watch the video of this Section:

Supplementary Materials

Click here to download the Power Point Presentation used in the video.
Click here to download the transcript of the video.
Click here to watch the video “World Englishes: Implications for International Communication and English Language Teaching”


This Section includes the following Activities:

  • Activity 1: Understanding linguistic diversity
  • Activity 2: Linguistic diversity around us *
  •  Activity 3: Linguistic diversity with English
  • Activity 4: Linguistic diversity at school

Click here to download the Activities in a printable format.

How to cite this section:

Erduyan, I. (2021). Linguistic diversity [Online Lecture]. In N. Sifakis and S. Kordia (Eds.), The ENRICH Continuous Professional Development Course. The ENRICH Project. (http://enrichproject.eu/lessons/159-1-2-linguistic-diversity)


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