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The Penguin Guide to Punctuation, R.L. Trask

If you struggle with punctuation, this is the book that you should acquire a copy of.

I have many, many books that I refer to when I am working. 175 more words


Watchwords: English is creeping into the Italian language

“Be cool and join the navy.” It sounds like a fair recruitment slogan, if you’re aiming to reach young people who might otherwise have no interest in signing up for the armed forces — and indeed, that sentence formed a key part of a recent advertising campaign. 635 more words

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How to sponsor a Tier 4 student: guidance for educators

New Tier 4 Guidance

The UKVI began working on changes to the Tier 4 guidance in December 2014. The latest version of the guidance published on March 2015 and it brings about some important changes to the way education providers work together and structure their sponsor licences. 1,212 more words


Powerful Negotiation Insights: Helping Win Better Deals

1. PreparationPreparation is the first and most important component of any negotiation.  It should receive more time and effort than any other facet of the process.   829 more words

English Language

Vox Pop on BRT Television 5/07/2015 - Near East University presents "Matilda"

VOX POP tête-à-tête

Near East University presents


By Engin Dervişağa…….

As part of our change over to our new summer schedule and by great demand, we are repeating the NEU Matilda interview on our Vox Pop programme on BRT2 Live on Sunday 5th of July at 12.30pm. 401 more words


The Underfunded Educational System Led To My Beating!

Oh Hai!

I am back from the hospital,  and ready to go to work! My ribs still ache, but the Percocets really help! Of course, the first thing I want to talk about is what happened at the inner city playground on Monday. 719 more words


Journal Entry: Language Simplification Efforts

Journal entry, 14 Messidor 223: Justice Minotaur has served for the past month as part of the newly formed five-member Language Simplification Guild, a body charged by the legislature with simplifying the English language to help “immigrants and moonmen” for whom English is not their native language. 320 more words

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