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“Can someone on your team write this up in French?”

Ok. I’m going to just spit it out.

You don’t hear this word too often in business, but unless you have a Francophone on your team, please say ‘no’! 724 more words



I must say English is not a joke but a big deal from the place where i came. You were born in a place where people do not speak English. 133 more words

Importance of provision for EAL learners in Schools.

Tags: EAL, English as Additional Language, Teaching, Learning, Language, Strategy, Demographics, Education, Science, Progress, National.

Inclusion is an important focus across primary and secondary schools nationwide, with one main goal to ensure that schools are doing all they can to close the attainment gap between all pupils. 1,199 more words

Toddlers, Dogs, and Language Acquisition

Fear of saying something the wrong way can be debilitating. There will be opportunities lost in not saying what you want, or in not understanding what has been said. 1,075 more words


Once more, with feeling: life as bilingual

Wilhelmiina Toivo, an ESRC-funded PhD student from the University of Glasgow, was joint winner of Making Sense of Society, the ESRC’s writing competition 2017 in partnership with SAGE Publishing. 817 more words

Writing Competition

Volunteering and teaching English


Since last year I got involved with a local group that teaches English to people who are new to this country or who have immigrated and would like to practice English. 20 more words


¿Cómo estoy?

I can’t believe how quickly these two months have flown by. And how has the time been, you ask? Well, it has been everything.

It has been eating complimentary cured meats, bread, often stale, hence complimentary, cheese, eggs, bacon and dodgy fish soups. 630 more words