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English Speaking Countries - Read about evolution of English, and view list of english speaking countries as English is most widely spoken languages in the World and vote for 'Should english be official language of world'

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14 Maps That Show What Languages People Speak In The U.S.

French | 14 Maps That Show What Languages People Speak In The U.S.

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14 Maps That Show What Languages People Speak In The U.S.

Spanish | 14 Maps That Show What Languages People Speak In The U.S.

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14 Maps That Show What Languages People Speak In The U.S.

Portuguese | 14 Maps That Show What Languages People Speak In The U.S.

Every english teacher's favorite list... BUT I read somewhere that using too many other words instead of "said" is a clear sign that you're a beginning writer. Most of the time, "said" is just fine. It's nice to have options, though. :)

from Linguistics Girl

English Is Weird Infographic

Infographic on some eccentricities of the English language and second language acquisition. This easily could have been three times as long... but it is not.

from m.tickld.com

90% Of People Can't Pronounce This Whole Poem. You Have To Try It.

every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world. After trying the verses...

Speaking of Languages - Infographic

from Slate Magazine

Does Your Language Affect the Way You Think?

Listen to Lexicon Valley Episode No. 38: Fisherman's Whorf Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another tab It's become fashionable in recent years to tout the notion that the language you speak affects the way you think, and even influences how you experience reality itself. It’s an attractive idea, and...

'If everyone were capable of at least 1000 words in a new language, social attitudes and economic prospects would be significantly enhanced'... The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/british-academy-partner-zone/1

from ideas.ted.com

How language can affect the way we think

5 examples of how the languages we speak can affect the way we think. TED http://blog.ted.com/2013/02/19/5-examples-of-how-the-languages-we-speak-can-affect-the-way-we-think/

from the Guardian

Achingly unacceptable: the bad language that bugs me

Achingly unacceptable: the bad language that bugs me | Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/apr/03/bad-language-bugs-me

Want to influence the world? Map reveals the best languages to speak. http://news.sciencemag.org/social-sciences/2014/12/want-influence-world-map-reveals-best-languages-speak

from the Guardian

Grammar lovers split over infinitives

Grammar lovers split over infinitives. http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2013/feb/08/grammar-lovers-split-infitives-wrong