News from the world of language...
|TEFL: a world of teaching opportunities|
Teaching English abroad is no longer the sole preserve of new graduates
|English nurse forced to wait for English test|
An English woman who wants to work as a nurse in New South Wales says she is astonished she first has to take an English test to prove she can speak the language.
|Down & out on the language of London|
The most admired and most quoted of George Orwell's essays, "Politics and the English Language," written in the winter of 1945-46, begins with a familiar opinion: "Most people who bother with the matter at all would admit that the English language is in a bad way." Sixty-three years later, that remains a favourite complaint among those who believe the world is going to hell.
|The English language is going to the dogs|
'Going to the dogs' is an expression meaning everything is worse than it was years ago.
|Learn languages or lose out on a job|
EU chief warns that British students are missing out as firms increasingly opt for bilingual graduates
|Cost of British Council language tests 'too high'|
|Orange launches new assault on English language|
new vocabulary courtesy of Orange!
|Language: Learning to like like|
is 'like' over-used?
|A Language for all: Globalish|
'Globalish' is the international language - not English!
|1,500 words make up 80% of English|
learn 1,500 words to know 80% of English!
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Tue, 19 Jan 2010
English language schools fear new visa rules
Mon, 18 Jan 2010
Puzzle of division between the Scottish and English language
Fri, 15 Jan 2010
Empty Compliments and the Language Learner
Tue, 12 Jan 2010
Research to find effects on brain of bilingualism
Mon, 21 Dec 2009
Assessing the Value of Dying Languages
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
Workplace language lessons can aid more than communication
Tue, 08 Dec 2009
Learning language the Karadi way
Mon, 07 Dec 2009
Education failure in any language
Fri, 27 Nov 2009
Language teachers should spend time abroad: Minister
Wed, 25 Nov 2009
Many chances to learn French
Wed, 21 Oct 2009
Having a Second Language
Mon, 19 Oct 2009
Learn A 'Foreign' Culture By Learning Another Language