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Humanity's future depends upon good grammar

Humanity's future depends upon good grammar | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
Hadley Freeman: The Bad Grammar award has been charged with misanthropy, but as a judge I say that our children's lives are at stake (The Bad Grammar award means a great deal http://t.co/FTXpoh4Azm...
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Brilliantly written and highly entertaining commentary on the backlash experienced by one judge of the Bad Grammar award, and the importance of retaining at least some respect for, and adherence to, the grammatical rules of our language.

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One Direction Translation | Brightlines.co.uk

One Direction Translation | Brightlines.co.uk | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
One Design reach global fans with Brightlines Translation.
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The image of the boy band One Direction is founded on the idea that "fans should feel like they know them already, as if they are friends with the boys and have a pre-existing relationship". How do you create this feeling on an international level? The translation agency chosen to translate the band's new publication, Brightlines, discusses.

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9 Fascinating Made-Up Languages From Books

9 Fascinating Made-Up Languages From Books | Language and Translation | Scoop.it
The narrators of my novel Dark Eden use a version of English that differs slightly from standard English as spoken now on Earth....
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Interesting insight into the effectiveness of made-up dialects and expressions when crafting alternative worlds. I've noticed something similar in George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' as well...

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Light Bulb Languages French KS3 Grammar Resources

RT @LightBulbLangs: Pondering over how to teach the present tense in French? http://t.co/tYJiBUb74O

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Classroom resources for teaching French

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