English 3.0, a short film on the future of English

For everyone decrying the fate of English in the digital age, I strongly recommend taking the twenty minutes to watch this video.

English 3.0 is a 20 minute documentary that explores how the internet has influenced the way we communicate in the digital age and whether the changes witnessed have had a positive effect on the language.

The film features interviews with renowned authors and linguistics: Tom Chatfield, David Crystal, Robert McCrum, Fiona McPherson and Simon Horobin.

h/t Sentence First

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~ by cjrecordvt on 2014/11/16.

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