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Historical and contemporary language change
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Language Log » Strictly incompetent: pompous garbage from Simon Heffer

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What a linguist thinks of a non-linguist's prescriptive book. It's not pretty!

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VISL - Language research tools, games & quizzes

VISL - Language research tools, games & quizzes | Changing English | Scoop.it

Research Tools:

Constraint Grammar
Machine Translation
Question Answering
Corpus Linguistics
Treebanks

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The Future of English - A guide to forecasting the popularity of English in the 21st Century

by David Graddol, published by the British Counci in 1997l. 

 

For an update from 2005 see:

http://www.britishcouncil.org/goingglobal-session-1-1100-thursday-elt-david-graddo-paper.pdf

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Indians beat English at their language

MUMBAI: It's long been known that Indian students outperform their global counterparts in science and math. But here's a stunning finding: even students whose mother tongue is an Indian language...
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The blog formerly known as ...English Language @ SFX

The blog formerly known as ...English Language @ SFX | Changing English | Scoop.it
Dan Clayton's English Language blog- rounds up language issues in the media with a particular slant towards topics of interest to A-level students and teachers.
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Regional English, Tweet by Tweet

Twitter may be a rich source of information about regional language differences, a graduate student argues in a research paper.
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Exploring the English language - LearningSpace - The Open University

Exploring the English language - LearningSpace - The Open University | Changing English | Scoop.it
How has the English language changed over the course of the last 500 years? What are the social and political contexts that have affected how these changes have come about?
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Hiya pupils, please avoid slang, ta

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Sheffield Springs academy asks students to stop using slang words inside the school gates to improve employability...
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Digital tools 'to save languages'

Digital tools 'to save languages' | Changing English | Scoop.it
Facebook, YouTube and even texting will be the salvation of many of the world's endangered languages, scientists believe.
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