What do you think of Kachru’s model?
Braj Kachru’s model depicts English as a plural language in that, one variety of English gives rise to many English varieties thanks to the expanding circles. This then puts all the varieties on the same level as long as all varieties are used to achieve a common goal. None of them is any better than another. According to this model, this has resulted to the development of many varieties, and none of them is transplanted from one place to another.
Of Jenkins’s critique of it
Jenkins’ critique of Kachru’s model seeks to bring forth the inefficiencies attributed to it. In fact, the Continue reading...