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  • Does poor spelling really make President Trump unfit for office? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Office of the President of the United States

    Does poor spelling really make President Trump unfit for office?

    By Dr Philip Seargeant

    It's not an unpresidented question - should poor spelling be a bar to high office? Philip Seargeant wants us to wake...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Sep 2017

  • Does poor spelling really make President Trump unfit for office?

    Does poor spelling really make President Trump unfit for office? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Office of the President of the United States
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Sep 2017
    It's not an unpresidented question - should poor spelling be a bar to high office? Philip Seargeant wants us to wake up and smell the covfefe.
  • A linguist’s guide to the Theresa May Article 50 letter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Sabri Deniz Kizil | Dreamstime.com

    A linguist’s guide to the Theresa May Article 50 letter

    By Dr Philip Seargeant

    What does the UK's official notification of its intention to leave the EU mean?  Dr Philip Seargeant explores.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • A linguist’s guide to the Theresa May Article 50 letter

    A linguist’s guide to the Theresa May Article 50 letter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Sabri Deniz Kizil | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    What does the UK's official notification of its intention to leave the EU mean?  Dr Philip Seargeant explores.
  • How Brexit Is Giving Rise To A New Wave Of Language Wars Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Rytis Daukantas
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Aug 2017

  • How Brexit Is Giving Rise To A New Wave Of Language Wars

    How Brexit Is Giving Rise To A New Wave Of Language Wars Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Rytis Daukantas
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Aug 2017
    Language is political, as Brexit and Trump demonstrate
  • Brexiteers and Broflakes: how language frames political debate Creative commons image Icon Banksy's opinion on Brexit, from Duncan Hull, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Jul 2017

  • Brexiteers and Broflakes: how language frames political debate

    Brexiteers and Broflakes: how language frames political debate Creative commons image Icon Banksy's opinion on Brexit, from Duncan Hull, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jul 2017
    How does our choice of words influence the path of debate?
  • What can emoji teach us about human civilization?

    By Dr Philip Seargeant

    Is emoji another example of the dumbing-down of our language and culture or is there a more educational purpose to...

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jul 2017

  • What can emoji teach us about human civilization?

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 18 Jul 2017
    Is emoji another example of the dumbing-down of our language and culture or is there a more educational purpose to the little pictures used to communicate?
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