In this series of short videos, Keith Johnson, author of The History of Late Modern Englishes, explores recent developments in the English language, tells us his thoughts on whether there is one correct way to speak English, and discusses how he thinks English will develop in the future.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5



Keith Johnson is Emeritus Professor of Linguistics and Language Education in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Lancaster, UK.