English as a second Language

A long time ago (January 1993), in China, Barbra, who taught English as a second language at RMIT, said that I spoke English like and advanced chinese student who spoke English as a second language.

For a long time this caused me very great difficulty. I mean it raised the question . . . → Read More: English as a second Language

Legally defining language

I remember my Australian friends gleefully telling me how English is better than say German, because in German you need a act in parliament to change the spelling. But it seems that English is not as flexible as they would want to believe.

After all, same-sex couples still have all the rights included in the . . . → Read More: Legally defining language