Have a look at these pictures. Which one is closer to your concept of what the English language is like?
Figure 1.1: The terrestrial planet Venus
Figure 1.2: Part of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way
In your opinion, is English like a planet? Or is it more like a galaxy? Think about this question for a couple of minutes and note down the reasons for your choice before looking at our feedback.
You might think English is more like a planet because you believe that:
You might think English is more like a galaxy because you believe that: