Why it is time to accept that the English language today is a diversity policentric entity, and no variety is inherently superior to (or more real than) any other.
The new video is out now! Watch it in the language you prefer! 😉
🇬🇧 The myth of ‘real English’:
🇪🇸 El mito del ‘verdadero inglés’:
The links to all YouTube videos are listed in reverse chronological order here.
I will soon receive Masaru Kanetani’s new book ‘Causation and reasoning constructions’ (John Benjamins Publishing) and review it for the LINGUIST List. The book deals with the expression of causal relations and reasoning processes, which in some languages is realized by the same connective word (e.g., English ‘because,’ Japanese ‘kara’). I am looking forward to reading it. Stay tuned!