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Grammar books and summer holidays

And following our catch-up with Emily at the end of her 2nd year, another update. This time from Paige who, this time last year, was also just reaching the end of Year 1: 513 more words

University Of Stirling

Phys .org: Using Twitter to discover how language changes

Phys .org: Using Twitter to discover how language changes. “Scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London, have studied more than 200 million Twitter messages to try and unravel the mystery of how language evolves and spreads. 48 more words

Research & Opinion

Do you know why we call money เงิน /ngern/ or ตังค์ /dtaang/ and what ‘baht’ came from?

Most of you might know that we call money ‘เงิน’ /ngern/ in Thai but some of you might not know that this word also means ‘silver’. 294 more words

Thai Language

Plattdeutsch Survey

Following a bit of a break due to illness and other issues, the group met again this Tuesday to discuss how to take the project further. 317 more words

UK-German Connection

How to use direct speech for effective characterisation in #CreativeWriting #English

Direct speech (especially slang) is a great way of exposing your character’s individual identity.

Direct speech is always in speech marks (”   “) such as: 267 more words


ource: Petra Bork/ pixelio.de

Wow! Today I read the following in a Dutch newspaper: Someone has developed a glove (see the original article http://motherboard.vice.com/read/this-smart-glove-translates-sign-language-to-text-and-speech) with which signlanguage can be translated into speech! 312 more words

Hard Of Hearing