As you might have noticed, I haven't posted much since last year but I'm hoping to add some more articles in the next few weeks. In the meantime, the EngLangBlog twitter feed is worth following.
Here are a few things that have appeared in the last week or two:
A new study on how young people manage to text and write formally. It's almost like young people aren't completely stoopid.
- useful for ENGA3/ENGB3 Language Change and Language Discourses (and ENGB1 Technology for B spec people)
Why because isn't (always) a conjunction
- useful for ENGA3/ENGB3 Language Change
Lynne Truss loses the plot and maybe going insane over compound words.
- useful for ENGA3/ENGB3 Language Change and Language Discourses
Dialect words from around the north of England
- useful for ENGA3 Language Variation
This is a guest blog by Richard Young, an A level student at St Thomas More RC Academy in Tyne and Wear, who's hoping to go on to study ...
As part of the Original Writing section of the NEA, students will be required to produce a commentary on their piece. This blog post will pr...
As lots of students are embarking on the Language Investigation part of the Non-Exam Assessment, I thought it might be handy to pick up a fe...
When Dan asked what he should post about next on this blog, one of the most common responses was this, the World Englishes topic. Maybe ...