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The 51 most commonly misused words and phrases - do you get these wrong?

A linguist has pointed out the most common mistakes we make while using the English language<p>It's surprising how many mistakes people make when they use the English language.<p>A linguist from Harvard University is here to help - he has created a list of the words we misuse the most.<p>In his latest book, …

Linguistics

10 modern English words and slang terms you should know

Not everything can be taught in the classroom – that’s why we’ve put together a list of 10 newer English words, slang terms and figures of speech for …

Language

‘Every Teacher Is A Language Teacher’

‘Every Teacher Is A Language Teacher’ is Part Two in my Education Week Teacher series on teaching English Language Learners in content …

Teaching

What the English of Shakespeare, Beowulf, and King Arthur actually sounded like

Let's hop into a time machine and go back to the England of yore!<p>If this were a movie, no matter when we got out of the machine, we could walk up to …

Linguistics

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Learning a second language from late childhood still boosts brainpower: study

<b>Miami:</b> Plenty of research has shown that learning a second language can boost brainpower, but a new study suggests that the effects extend to those …

The Power of Multimedia in EFL Classrooms

In EFL classes it is always useful associating words, ideas and concepts with images.<p>AdvertisementWhy this Ad?<p>Through their visual memory students …

Education Technology

How to Avoid a Common Comma Error: The Comma Splice

And why sometimes, it’s not even an error.<p>A reader on Twitter who goes by @cbee asked me to do a show about comma splices. She says they’re …

Linguistics

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language

Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of the help …

How to teach … English as a foreign language

The Guardian Teacher Network has resources this week to help you whether you are teaching English as a foreign, second or additional language<p>Many people all over the world will be embarking on English language courses this summer, and the Guardian Teacher Network has inspiring resources to help …

How Art, Poetry & Educational Technology inspire language learning.

One of the most powerful things about poetry is that its message takes us beyond obvious thought into deeply-layered realms of multi-sensory …

12 Rules For Learning Any Language In 3 Months

I've written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I've also covered my experiments with German, Indonesian, Arabic, Norwegian, Turkish, and perhaps a dozen others.<p>There are only few language learners who dazzle me, and Benny Lewis is one of them.<p>This …

Language Learning

Celtic and the History of the English Language

A little while ago a link to this list of 23 maps and charts on language went around on Twitter. It’s full of interesting stuff on linguistic …

Live Write Thrive

February 19, 2018 in Novel Structure with 6 Comments<p>I tell writers often they are failing to “advance their plot.” What does that mean, and why does …

Why is English Spelling So Messed Up?

If you're a kid learning how to write, or an adult speaker of a language with sensible spelling, English spelling can seem like a cruel prank. And …