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Animated history of the English language

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If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from.

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Steve Kirk's curator insight, November 19, 2013 5:59 AM

An animated history of the English language - from the Open University. A fast-paced, humorous overview of the developing flavour of English over the ages. Sounds like the voice of comedian and TV host Clive Anderson.

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America’s Slippery Slope Into Britishisms

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Snippets of British vernacular — “cheers” as a thank you — that were until recently as rare as steak and kidney pie on these shores are cropping up in the daily speech of Americans (particularly, New Yorkers).

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Essay on dealing with racist ideas of international students | Inside Higher Ed

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ELT Stew

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Random thoughts on anything related to teaching or learning a language...
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Totally FREE Stock Photos, Images, Pictures, Photography: School Projects, Blogs

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Totally FREE Stock Photos, Images, Pictures for School Projects and Blogs. High quality, HD, high resolution royalty-free photography. Picture sizes: 586 X 440 pixels, 2272 X 1704 pixels, 4416 X 3312 pixels!   Feel free to browse around – you don't need to sign up or login to view our collection of free stock photos. 

 


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A guide to commonly mispronounced food terms - Roanoke Times

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A guide to commonly mispronounced food terms Roanoke Times After all, most difficult culinary words come from a language other than English and are riddled with pronunciation pitfalls such as silent (or nonsilent) vowels and noises that don't...
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Test for teachers kicks off Malaysia's push for English

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All school English teachers expected to pass proficiency test within two years...
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I Won't Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here's Why.

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If you think an apostrophe was one of the 12 disciples of Jesus, you will never work for me. If you think a semicolon is a regular colon with an identity crisis, I will not hire you.
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What is Inferencing in Reading?

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Inference is a mental process by which we reach a conclusion based on specific evidence. It is a part of being human, because according to our experiences we reach to a conclusion while reading or ...
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