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English Language Skills

But Who Is An English-Language Learner?

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Slam Poet Wants To Change The Way You Think About ESL Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.30.2013 | Latino Voices

The statistics regarding education for English as a Second Language Learners (ESL) in America are bleak and abstract: According to George Washington U...

Continuing Education: A Foray Into Language Exchange

Shara Azad | Posted 01.06.2013 | College
Shara Azad

I am taking Spanish lessons over the Internet. And as much as I'd like to pretend that my life is a Nora Ephron film, this has turned out to be no You've Got Mail-esque scenario.

In Qatar and Egypt, Education Reform Means Learning In English

Journalism Boot Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Journalism Boot Camp

English instruction in Qatar's schools, according to government plans, is to tailor students for higher education and jobs in English-language workplaces and universities.

The New Yorker Wants Palin Elected?

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jerry Weissman

Can it be that the magazine would take this position and do it twice in one issue, the current issue -- the very same issue in which it endorses Barack Obama for president?

Democracies Are Driven By Positive Language Skills

John Rember | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Rember

Language really is a tool for creating a better world and Obama has already used it to brighten up things in this country. If he becomes president, he will inspire people to change their lives for the better.