Is poor teaching of languages causing communication breakdown?

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On 14 July 2011 BBC News posted an article entitled – Spelling mistakes ‘cost millions’ in lost online sales Written by education correspondent Sean Coughlan the article raises concerns, which I have had for a long time, about how eroding language skills are leading to serious communication breakdown. I wrote about my concerns in a […]

Save our words

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I recently received a complimentary email from a friend who is an accomplished author. She was responding to a post of mine entitled ‘I’m over the moon‘ and it led to a discussion about the English language. ‘Congrats James! Have you joined Goodreads yet? Hey is jewelry mis-spelled or the British version? “He is now Chairman […]