Feds relent in standoff over testing students still learning English
First-year scores from students still learning English won't be applied to schools' results.
Do you speak Uglish? How English has evolved in Uganda
A book has attempted to an unlock ?one of the funniest and strangest English varieties in the world?. Are you a Uglish speaker? Or fond of another type of colloquialism? Tell us about it Please don?t dirten my shirt with your muddy hands. Stop cowardising and go and see that girl. Don?t just beep her again, bench her. Continue reading...
Tube Watch: The likeable villain
Teaching English in school to unleashing terror on the small screen with his villainy, G.S. Hari has indeed travelled a long way. In a career that spanned nearly 15 years, he assumed such varying s...
Celine milestone: 25 years since 'Unison' broke Dion in English Canada
TORONTO - Twenty-five years ago, English audiences finally caught on to a secret that had previously been whispered mostly in French: Celine Dion.
Ferguson: Carrick best English player in the game
Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick as "the best English player in the game"
Feds agree with Florida on school grading plan, Gov. Scott says
The U.S. Department of Education has reversed course and given Florida approval to continue counting students learning English in its A-to-F school grading system as it has for years.
Liverpool ties Arsenal; Marseille leads in France
LONDON (AP) -- Liverpool is starting to produce the kind of fluid attacking that led to a second-place finish in the English Premier League last season. Now the Reds need a striker to finish their chances.
In Boyle Heights Japanese churches look to broaden their membership
The service begins with four loud claps. Two reverends in white robes and black ceremonial caps face each other and chant, alternating between English and Japanese.
Liverpool held by Arsenal, Marseille top in France
LONDON (AP) ? Liverpool is starting to produce the kind of fluent attacking displays that led the team to a second-place finish in the English Premier League last season.
Celine Dion marks 25 years of singing in English
Twenty-five years ago, English audiences finally caught on to a secret that had previously been whispered mostly in French: Celine Dion.