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More than 300 different languages spoken in British schools, report says

More than 300 different languages are now spoken in British schools with English-speaking pupils becoming a minority in hundreds of classrooms<p>More than 300 different languages are now spoken in British schools with English-speaking pupils becoming a minority in hundreds of classrooms, a new …

Terence Stamp: English is a foreign language in London

Icon of swinging 60s complains English speakers can ‘barely get by’ in capital and laments struggle to purchase fruit from East End market stall<p>The Oscar-nominated actor Terence Stamp has queried the multicultural identity of London and complained that no one speaks English in the capital city.<p>The …

Language Learning

The world's smallest language has only 100 words — and you can say almost anything

In Icelandic, a compass is a direction-shower, and a microscope a small-watcher.<p>In Lakota, horse is literally dog of wonder.<p>These neologisms demonstrate the cumulative quality of language, in which we use the known to describe the unknown.<p>"It is by metaphor that language grows," writes the …

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

Self-improvement

8 Things That Make You Happier: Backed by Research

Wouldn’t you love a real list of things that make you happier? Here’s what scientific research says will work:<p><b>1) Thank Someone</b><p>First thing in the …

20 Positive Thoughts on Life That Lead to Happiness, Success and Higher Productivity

If you thought, only genes determine your lifespan, you may be wrong. There are life lessons, which if learnt and adhered to, can add years to your …

15 “Sun”sational Sunroom Ideas For The Off-Season

When I think of sunrooms, I typically imagine a space where the line between indoor/outdoor is blurred, if not nonexistent, and where the pure …

Stop making these 15 body language mistakes

<i>This article originally appeared on Ragan.com in July 2016.</i> <br>Until you get to know someone, your brain relies on snap judgments to categorize him, …

Body Language

Breakthrough in Balochistan

For the firs time in nine years, the Pakistani government has managed to hold direct talks with one prominent secessionist tribal chief from Balochistan in a fresh attempt to end the ongoing violent insurgency in the gas-rich province. Suleman Daud, who holds the historically prestigious, yet …

Pakistan

Mikhail Kotykhov's answer to What are the common mistakes of language learners?

Number one? :)<p>They don't start <b>speaking</b> the language. From Lesson 1 Page 1 Exercise 1 of their language course.<p>I have met people who are learning the …

If Liberals, NDP get their way, Supreme Court judges will be picked for bilingualism, not merit

You must be logged in to comment. Click here to log in.<p>Dunno. If we are picking them now for their (supposed) fine minds, I’d say that their most …

Approaching the big bad word “bad”

In the near future I’ll have more than enough to say about <i>bad</i>, an adjective whose history is dismally obscure, but once again, and for the umpteenth …