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David Crystal - World Englishes. Ndla. Guide Published: 08.03.2011 (13:38), Updated: 26.11.2013 (14:53) We have produced easier versions of a number of our original texts.


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English Speaking Countries – The History of English in 10 Minutes - Sub ENG. How English Became a Global Language (SÅdär) World Englishes: 30 countries with a million English speakers. How languages evolve - Alex Gendler. What is the difference between "a hearty welcome" and "a cordial reception"?

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In a brief, action-packed history of the English language, Kate Gardoqui explains why these semantically equal phrases evoke such different images.What do Game of Thrones’ Dothraki, Avatar’s Na’vi, Star Trek’s Klingon and LOTR’s Elvish have in common? They are all fantasy constructed languages, or conlangs.

Conlangs have all the delicious complexities of real languages: a high volume of words, grammar rules, and room for messiness and evolution. The Adventure Of English - Episode 8 Many Tongues Called English - BBC Documentary. The Adventure Of English - Episode 7 The Language of Empire - BBC Documentary. Slavery. PBS Election. How Presidents Get Elected Learn what the powers of the president of the United States are, as defined in the U.S.

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One way of fulfilling this requirement is to bring various holidays and yearly celebrations into the classroom. Here are some recommended materials for most levels behind the actual date in the Calendar. A fun calendar for each month, with learning activities for year 3-5 Link: Starfall Calendar A more comprehensive calendar for educators Link: Calendars for Educators A monthly calendar with suggested lesson plans from Link: 2016 ESL Lesson Plan Calendar Funny Days, Weird Holidays; Celebrations Link: Days of the Year General events. FlagsEnglishspeakingcountiries. International statistics: Compare countries on just about anything!


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Kennedy 43 Ready-Made Lesson Plans Our American Presidents lesson section is finally complete! In this section, you will find 43 ready-made lesson plans. 43? Wait! Australia Theme - Lesson Plans, Thematic Units, Printables, Worksheets. Produkter. Life on the Reservation (pt1) List of countries where English is an official language. Untry Profiles. Family Foster - English Speaking Countries: The UK. The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow.

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Voyage to the English speaking world. Scotland profile - Overview. Wales profile - Overview. 15 January 2013Last updated at 06:19 ET Wales, a part of the United Kingdom, has retained its distinctive culture and has enjoyed a degree of autonomy since 1999.

Wales profile - Overview

It includes a heavily industrialised south, a largely-Anglicised and prosperous farming east, and a Welsh-speaking, hill-farming North and West. Wales' devolved government - home rule - is now acquiring more powers and its economy is refocusing on light industry, tourism and financial services, but a small population and poor transport infrastructure continue to make development uneven. United Kingdom country profile - Overview. 12 November 2014Last updated at 07:38 ET The United Kingdom is made up of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

United Kingdom country profile - Overview

It has a long history as a major player in international affairs and fulfils an important role in the EU, UN and Nato. The twentieth century saw Britain having to redefine its place in the world. North Ireland profile - Overview. 17 January 2013Last updated at 11:40 ET Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom, is emerging from a period of conflict known as "the Troubles" and is attempting to implement an historic peace deal.

North Ireland profile - Overview

England profile - Overview. 13 December 2012Last updated at 11:48 ET England is the largest constituent part of the United Kingdom, and accounts for 83 per cent of its population and most of its economic activity.

England profile - Overview

Issues affecting the United Kingdom as a whole therefore also apply to England in particular, especially in the case of identity politics. England's continuing contribution to world civilisation is significant, ranging from language to sport, music and law.