World English

KEYTERMS A list of terms useful for the study of world English.
SOME FUN Canadian stand-up comedian Russell Peters skewers Indian, Canadian, and American accents. What does he use as a default or "unmarked" accent? How would you describe it?
TOK PISIN NEWS BROADCAST Listen to the Tok Pisin broadcast of today's news from Radio Australia.
What will the English of the future look and sound like? Use your expertise in the history of English to invent a plausible version of the language in a future scenario.