American English teachers are the most sought after E.S.L. teachers in the world. College graduates can make great money teaching abroad, and are able to save up to 70% of their pay checks to pay back student loans, or travel the world. The global economy has made it evident that American English is the international business language. Citizens of all nations now speak and communicate in English, and to keep a competitive edge, most countries in Asia require it's citizens to have a working knowledge of the American English Language.
CUNY Prof Laments ?Linguistic Racism? in Standard English
A professor of medieval literature at the City University of New York (CUNY) lamented academia?s support for ?Standard American English? in a recent op-ed. In an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed, Dr. A.W. Strouse argues that colleges should support ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:30:00 GMT
From candy to diapers: the purity of American English
'Soccer' and 'diaper' are among many 'American' words that are more faithful to the old English tongue than those used in Britain today, says James Evans. Other 'Americanisms' were used in Shakespeare's plays before the first English colony was established ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 10 Aug 2017 05:23:00 GMT
Jim Mullen: Why can\'t the British speak American English?
I've heard that if you want to pronounce the actor Michael Caine's name the way he does, you simply say "My Cocaine." Try it: "I'm going to see that new movie starring My Cocaine." The film "Trainspotting" was one of many British films that had to be ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 09 Aug 2017 21:06:00 GMT
Our American forefathers\' English had a pronounced difference
IF THE COLONISTS, or early Americans after the Revolution, came back to life and spoke to us, we would struggle to understand them. Back then, many words were pronounced differently from today. Take our word ?knee? for example. Those early folks ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 06 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT
The Readers? Editor writes: Why is American English becoming part of everyday usage in India?
?Do the math? is a favourite expression of writers and speakers in the media, though I believe it is still Arithmetic and Mathematics that is taught in schools and universities in India. Even a decade ago, this expression was hardly seen or heard in India.
Publ.Date : Sun, 06 Aug 2017 17:22:00 GMT
How the once-ridiculed word ?finalize? slipped into mainstream American English
?I found the class really impactful.? ?I have no bandwidth for this conversation.? ?Can you ping me when you?re leaving the house?? Lovers of the English language cringe when they hear corporate speak seep into everyday conversation.
Publ.Date : Tue, 08 Aug 2017 04:20:00 GMT
An American Dialect Dictionary Is Dying Out. Here Are Some Of Its Best Words.
Collected together in the Dictionary of American Regional English, the words make up a fascinating repository for old-fashioned, funny-sounding and unmistakably local language quirks across the United States. But the six-volume compendium might soon be ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:39:00 GMT
Why isn?t ?American? a language?
Why does American English take such liberties with our common tongue? On the other hand, why has it not taken more liberties? English speakers first started colonising America more than 400 years ago. Since then, American English has been evolving ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:25:53 GMT
American English Literature Courses.
Write Guidance is a pioneer institution in accommodating American English literature courses throughout the world. The students can acquire a deep appreciation of great American and English literature by analyzing and criticizing the literary works through ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 06 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT
American English Hair Care
A quick shout out for American English Hair Care, a new hair brand heading our way imminently. Founded by Michael Kanyon (America?s Next Top Model), and Stephen Durham (Urban Therapy salons), it?s really spot on for the future of hair care. One ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 17 Jul 2017 02:36:00 GMT