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Chinglish, Singlish & Spanglish: Standard English Disappearing

We know that languages change. There are countless ways to show that change. We know this to be true, languages change. Noone finds the statement that “languages change” to be worthy of a dispute nowadays. It’s a fact, languages change. … Continue reading

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The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test: SIMCE Inglés 2010

SIMCE Inglés 2010: The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test Why do we take tests? Generally speaking, it’s because both the teacher and the learner are being held accountable. Accountability is an important concept. For English language teaching, … 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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