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Where Do Subjects Start Out in Sentences? Word Order and...

Where Do Subjects Start Out in Sentences? Word Order and VPISH 

Why do different languages slot their words into sentences in different sequences? Do the subjects of sentences have to start off at the beginning of the sentence?

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Linguistic cosmology

August 11, 2016 (Kampala):

Let me try to express – at this moment just prior to our departure from East Africa – what I now envision as the next permutation of the my life’s work:

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A neglected component of engineering communication: the role of listening

Anthony Haynes writes: Much of the advice and guidance available to engineers on how to communicate focuses on the productive language skills, namely speaking and writing. 328 more words


Learning Chinese

Nǐ hǎo! Wǒ jiào Ashleigh. Wǒ zhù zài zhōngguó nánjīng. Wǒ huì shuō yīdiǎn zhōngwén. Wǒ zhèngzài xuéxí shuō zhōngwén.

In translation… “Hello! My name is Ashleigh. 1,316 more words


Multi Multilingualism

Fascinating look at an Australian island where a population of less than 1,000 speaks nine languages which are mostly unrelated to each other. How does this community function… 12 more words

S - Sliding Shrimp

This post is part of the A-Z challenge, a blog challenge where you post everyday through April and visiting other blogs too. You don’t need to read my posts in any specific order, jump in when and where you want and learn some Swedish on the way. 102 more words


Angelos Sikelianos - Lefkadian poet

I recently went to Lefkás town and while I was there I went to one of its book shops. Inside was a copy of Angelos Sikelianos poems. 88 more words