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Why Singapore Is So Good At English – Isabella Steger

Singapore keeps getting better at English. The city-state made the top three of an annual ranking in English proficiency conducted by English education company EF Education First (EF), the highest-ever ranking for an Asian nation. Though Singapore has for years ranked near the top of the list, this year, it leapfrogged Norway and Denmark to … Continue reading Why Singapore Is So Good At English – Isabella Steger

The Surprising Link Between Language and Depression – Emily Petsko

Skim through the poems of Sylvia Plath, the lyrics of Kurt Cobain, or posts on an internet forum dedicated to depression, and you'll probably start to see some commonalities. That's because there's a particular way that people with clinical depression communicate, whether they're speaking or writing, and psychologists believe they now understand the link between … Continue reading The Surprising Link Between Language and Depression – Emily Petsko

Ask a Radical CopyEditor: Are There Limits to Self-Identity Language? — Radical Copyeditor

Every person gets to have full agency over the language they use to describe themself, even if those words are experienced by others as oppressive. via Ask a Radical Copyeditor: Are There Limits to Self-Identity Language? — Radical Copyeditor       Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future research … Continue reading Ask a Radical CopyEditor: Are There Limits to Self-Identity Language? — Radical Copyeditor

A Sneaky Theory of Where Language Came From – Ben James

I’m sitting in the sun on one of the first mild days of the spring, talking with a modern-day flintknapper about the origins of human language. His name is Neill Bovaird, and he’s neither an archaeologist nor a linguist, just a 38-year-old bearded guy with a smartphone in his pocket who uses Stone Age technology … Continue reading A Sneaky Theory of Where Language Came From – Ben James

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