EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating
19.7K views | +3 today
Follow
EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating
EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language and Educational Spheres
Curated by Monica Mirza
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Monica Mirza
Scoop.it!

The 10 best words the internet has given English

The 10 best words the internet has given English | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
From hashtags to LOLs to Cupertinos and Scunthorpe problems, Tom Chatfield picks the most interesting neologisms drawn from the digital world
Monica Mirza's insight:

Do you know what an 'octothorpe' is ? Well... before reading this article from the Guardian, I didn't. We all know what the word names, though : just look at the above picture... there you are !

 As for me, Tom Chatfield's article made me discover 3 new words among the ten he details in his article : go read it and check your score :-)

>>> Tom Chatfield's bio (Wikipedia) : http://bit.ly/15Lq4OR

- - - - - - -

#15 also means :

room number 15 in a hotel

or simply number (n°) 15 in an English-speaking world list.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Monica Mirza
Scoop.it!

Les principaux hashtags de la communauté éducative mondiale | Twitter

Les principaux hashtags de la communauté éducative mondiale | Twitter | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

 

"[...] Les hashtags sont des mots-clés ajoutés par les twitterers dans leurs tweets afin de les rattacher à un flux d’échange spécifique. Ils se composent d’un caractère dièse suivi du mot-clé en question. [... Pour la communauté éducative] une sélection commentée des plus populaires permettra de trouver les meilleurs comptes et les meilleures thématiques à suivre selon ses besoins ou ses envies. [...]"

more...
No comment yet.