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The Year in Language

The beginning of a new year is always filled with round-ups of the previous one. Mostly they are in the form of lists (especially ‘word of the year’ lists), which becomes a bit tedious after the eleventh one. For that reason I recommend Erin McKean’s roundup of the year in the language at Boston.com. It’s(…)


I occasionally read the Oxford University Press blog, and a recent post has uncovered a gem of a website for language learners. Storybird.com allows you to create short illustrated stories, using some fantastic artwork provided by the site. Your story can then be saved on the website for others to view, as well as being(…)