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|Firstly, from the macroscopic view, the dominance of English is not precipitated by the language itself, so the arising of English dominance in international communication is not solely the dominance of language itself. Just as the professor Jean Aitchison in Oxford pointed out, the success of a language as much to do with the power of the people who use it but has little to do with internal features of the language.
It is very obvious in consideration to English. During the 18th century and 19th century, the influence of the British Empire began to spread around the world for the sake of industrial revolution, so English began to become popular. English was used not only in the British colonies but also in the diplomation regotiations of non English speaking countries.
However, no matter how powerful the adaptively is and how large the area that the power of English covers currently, the international status of English mainly springs from the status of America as a superpower after World War 2.
Besides, with the development of the economic globalization and new political structure, there is a great need of an international language. As result, English became the first choice.
The dominance of English is not only solely due to the language itself but also stems form the power of its speakers, as both the British during industrial revolution and the America, a superpower post World War 2 have spread English globally, and it filled the demand as the international language in response to globalization.