Articles about english
Throughout its 500 year history the development of the French language in Canada has involved a tangled web of linguistic, political and social issues.
What an English learner needs to know before taking the IELTS Examination
An overview of Noam Chomsky's theory about the unique ability of human children to learn to speak a language.
In 1494, the Treaty of Tordesillas granted Spain exclusive exploration rights west of a line running close to the 46th meridian. This determined the future of Spanish colonization of the New World, and the resulting geographical distribution of the Spanish language.
Why are languages disappearing, and why should we be concerned?
An overview of the stages babies go through at various ages when they learn to speak
Discover why so many Japanese live long and healthy lives.
How a piece of broken stone from the rubble of an old fort became a vital key to reading Egyptian hieroglyphics.
Shorthand has been used since Roman times to write secret messages and to produce accurate transcripts of the spoken word.