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Oxford University mission to save a language spoken by three people - Telegraph

Oxford University mission to save a language spoken by three people - Telegraph | World Englishes | Scoop.it
A team of academics from Oxford University have been sent to a remote area of
Indonesia in order to save a language spoken by only three people.
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How Shakespeare Helped Make English a World Language | How to Think Like Shakespeare | Big Think

How Shakespeare Helped Make English a World Language | How to Think Like Shakespeare | Big Think | World Englishes | Scoop.it
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Is Grammar More Cultural Than Universal? Study Challenges Chomsky’s Theory

Is Grammar More Cultural Than Universal? Study Challenges Chomsky’s Theory...
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2 Gr8 2 B 4Got10: Will Texting Kill Language As We Know It?

2 Gr8 2 B 4Got10: Will Texting Kill Language As We Know It? | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Conway Wigg shares lessons learned from an eminent linguist, Prof. David Crystal, on the evolution of language and the impact of mobile communication.
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Column Five Media – Mindflash Infographic: How To Train Yourself to Speed Read - Infographic Design, Content Creation, Social Media Strategy, Interactive Infographics

Column Five Media – Mindflash Infographic: How To Train Yourself to Speed Read - Infographic Design, Content Creation, Social Media Strategy, Interactive Infographics | World Englishes | Scoop.it
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Identity dies when tongues are silenced

Identity dies when tongues are silenced | World Englishes | Scoop.it
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A Digital Love Letter to a Dying Language

A Digital Love Letter to a Dying Language | World Englishes | Scoop.it
With the help of modern technology, it is truly possible for all mother tongues to not only belong to their rightful communities, but to be enjoyed by all of us.
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Dog Might Provide Clues on How Language Is Acquired | Langology

Dog Might Provide Clues on How Language Is Acquired | Langology | World Englishes | Scoop.it
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France wants to 'reinvent' English language teaching from age three - The Guardian

France wants to 'reinvent' English language teaching from age three - The Guardian | World Englishes | Scoop.it
The GuardianFrance wants to 'reinvent' English language teaching from age threeThe GuardianOnly a high-quality teacher ...
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You are what you tweet -- and where you tweet it, study finds - Los Angeles Times

You are what you tweet -- and where you tweet it, study finds - Los Angeles Times | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesYou are what you tweet -- and where you tweet it, study findsLos Angeles TimesSali Tagliamonte, a ...
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Lost Identity | Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

Lost Identity | Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Nation, for me, is an idea, which binds its citizen together, regardless of geography, religion, language etc. Nation ...
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French language: Franche groups struggle to beat back English - latimes.com

French language: Franche groups struggle to beat back English - latimes.com | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Now the enemy is within: French Education Minister Luc Chatel has declared that schoolchildren should be taught English in nursery school from the age of 3.
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Demand for more Scots language in schools | Scotland | STV News

Demand for more Scots language in schools | Scotland | STV News | World Englishes | Scoop.it
A group of academics have called on the SNP to urgently invest in the promotion of Scottish literature and the Scots language in schools.
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Confronting the Mass Extinction of Languages

Confronting the Mass Extinction of Languages | World Englishes | Scoop.it
We've come a long way in documenting the 90 per cent of languages facing extinction, but rescuing them is another story.
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Languages Grew From a Seed in Africa, a Study Says

Languages Grew From a Seed in Africa, a Study Says | World Englishes | Scoop.it
An analysis implies that modern language originated only once, in southern Africa, a surprising finding.
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Language spoken by only two people dying out as they won't talk to each other - Telegraph

Language spoken by only two people dying out as they won't talk to each other - Telegraph | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Ayapaneco, an indigenous language found in Mexico, is at risk of dying out as
the only two speakers refuse to speak to each other.
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Chomsky was wrong: evolutionary analysis shows languages obey few rules

Chomsky was wrong: evolutionary analysis shows languages obey few rules | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Is, as Noam Chomsky argued, the human brain primed for the specific rules of a universal language? A new paper used the approaches developed in evolutionary biology to look at language families and found that the answer is a decisive "no.
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Australian workers and economy at risk from insufficient skills | Electronics News

Australian workers and economy at risk from insufficient skills | Electronics News | World Englishes | Scoop.it
A REPORT from Australia’s eleven Industry Skills Councils claims almost half of Australia’s working age population do not have sufficient education for trade or professional jobs.
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Being Bilingual May Boost Your Brain Power : NPR

Being Bilingual May Boost Your Brain Power : NPR | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Many believe that learning more than one language from birth confuses children. But researchers say the evidence to the contrary is quite strong: Being bilingual is a form of mental exercise that is beneficial for the brain.
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Digital Dialects language learning

Online games for learning a variety of languages, from Afrikaans to Vietnamese. Resource guides for studying languages.
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10 Ways to Be a Better Learner: No. 1 – Growth Mindset

10 Ways to Be a Better Learner: No. 1 – Growth Mindset | World Englishes | Scoop.it
As we head into the second month of the year it’s a good time to reflect on what you have learned so far in 2011, and what you might do to become a better learner throughout the year. I’ve started
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Dual Identity??

The first language I speak is Mizo and I like Puanchei much more than Hnika. I know that my parents hailed from the south and ...
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The benefits of multilingualism | REAL

The benefits of multilingualism | REAL | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Rozenn Milin gives her point of view about the benefits of multilingualism and invites everyone to contribute to the discussion on the Sorosoro blog. (Rozenn Milin gives her point of view about the benefits of multilingualism and invites everyone to contribute to... http://fb.me/PbVoHdcN)
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17th Conference of International Association for World Englishes, Arts, Monash University

The 17th Annual Conference of International Association for World Englishes (IAWE) is being hosted by Monash University from November 23-25, 2011. (RT @livesofteachers: RT @m_yam: 17th Conference of International Association for World Englishes - Monash University, Nov 23-35, 2011, http://ow.ly/3Q1pH)
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Cambridge Journals Online - Fulltext

Cambridge Journals Online - Fulltext | World Englishes | Scoop.it
Cambridge Journals Online (CJO) is the e-publishing service for over 230 journals published by Cambridge University Press and is entirely developed and hosted in-house. The platform's powerful capacity and reliable performance are maintained by a combination of our own expertise and a process of consultation with the library and research communities. With the help of these stakeholders, we maintain CJO as an industry-leading e-publishing service.
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