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English: A Dolphin or a Lonely Transvestite?

How do we best talk about English in English? There’s a lot to be said for the geographical analogies commonly invoked to describe any language — map, artifact, fossil. Perhaps more than any other tongue, English has been decisively shaped … Continue reading

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More Recommended Texts for the DELTA

Over on the Teacher Training Forum people have been busy making further suggestions for suggested reading texts for the DELTA course. Leprofdanglais suggests The English Verb by Michael Swan. ‘Lots of teachers hate it, but people should at least have read … Continue reading

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