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“We Can Do Better”: The Singapore Perspective on English

Speech by Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Former Minister Mentor and current Senior Advisor to Government of Singapore Investment Corporation at the Launch of the English Language Institute of Singapore (ELIS) on Tuesday, 6 September 2011, at the Marina Bay Sands … Continue reading

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Grammar Pet Peeves: Who, Whom, None Is Or Are?

“Language isn’t just rules and words, but communication.” (Robert Lane Greene, “You Are What You Speak”, p. xx) Source: Huffingtonpost http://huff.to/maVcbq Many people think of language as a set of rules; break them, and you’re Wrong. But that’s not how … Continue reading

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