English in the Caribbean

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In History
  • Slaves introduced to the Caribbean settlements

    Slaves introduced to the Caribbean settlements
    In the late 17th century, slaves are introduced to the british settlements in the Caribbean, as the production shifted from tobacco to sugar.
  • Sugar import

    Sugar import
    In the middle of the 18th century, sugar was the largest import in Britain, marking the importance of carribean islands.,
  • African-Carribean immigrants in UK

    African-Carribean immigrants in UK
    African-Carribean immigrants have fewer problems with the language than for example immigrants from the Middle East.