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Feb 2021

English the language of protest

‘Help us save Myanmar. Stop crime against humanity’ and ‘We want our leader free’, read placards carried by Buddhist monks and nuns in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second-largest city. ‘We want...

Back to school at last

It’s good news for those ready to get back to real-life teaching and studying in the UK and...

Battle lines are drawn in test market

While many industries have floundered during the Covid-19 pandemic, language-learning apps have bucked the trend, with Duolingo seeing...

It’s OK to teach slang, innit?

Contrary to conventional wisdom, Sascha Stollhans, a senior teaching associate at Lancaster University, argues in the Languages, Society &...

Harness a passion for learning a language

For years, parents have been told to limit their kids’ screen time, but maybe that wisdom needs a...

English the language of protest

‘Help us save Myanmar. Stop crime against humanity’ and ‘We want our leader free’, read placards carried by Buddhist monks and nuns in Mandalay,...

Back to school at last

It’s good news for those ready to get back to real-life teaching and studying in the UK and beyond. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has...

Battle lines are drawn in test market

While many industries have floundered during the Covid-19 pandemic, language-learning apps have bucked the trend, with Duolingo seeing a 67% increase from 2019 in...

It’s OK to teach slang, innit?

Contrary to conventional wisdom, Sascha Stollhans, a senior teaching associate at Lancaster University, argues in the Languages, Society & Policy journal that teaching slang and regional...

Harness a passion for learning a language

For years, parents have been told to limit their kids’ screen time, but maybe that wisdom needs a re-think… When Renata Mojola was seven, she...

Nurses to learn bedside-manner English

To meet the UK Government’s target of 50,000 more nurses for the NHS by 2025, the Nuffield Trust reckons 5,000 recruits will be needed...
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