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Global English (Blog Post 4 of 4)

As we have previously discussed, it is important to celebrate–not merely tolerate–diversity in the classroom, which most readily applies to teachings of the English language. This idea, though, was neglected in all of the readings for this week, as speakers…

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Written vs. Spoken

English as a written language is in some ways very different from English as a spoken language. Written English reflects grammatical attributes through form and function, sentence structure, and rhetorical design; it is always purposeful, whether written in a text…

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