Explain why each language is considered a global language. Then, pick a side on this debate and present 1-2 pieces of additional support or evidence in favor of your argument.

Prompts:

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English and Mandarin are both considered “global languages” but for different reasons. Explain why each language is considered a global language. Then, pick a side on this debate and present 1-2 pieces of additional support or evidence in favor of your argument.

Most religions emerged from a single hearth area and then diffused spatially and temporally. Choose a religion or a sect/ denomination of a religion (i.e. Mormonism, etc.) and explain its diffusion patterns. Use reliable sources to back up your claims and complement our textbook-based learning.

In lecture, we pointed out that looking globally at the geography of religion can hide a lot of diversity within a single country or smaller scale. Support this argument by choose,—, a country of interest to you and reporting on the geography of religious diversity. What spatial patterns do we observe when we ‘scale down’ and examine patterns at a more regional, provincial, or urban/rural level?

 

Explain why each language is considered a global language. Then, pick a side on this debate and present 1-2 pieces of additional support or evidence in favor of your argument.