This happened very recently and it was one of those moments when I squeal with delight – people talking about language in the real world! It is absolutely moments like this when I really love our subject, it really is so relevant and helps us understand the world we occupy.
Students always tend to struggle with examples on Occupation and arguments for the use PLAIN ENGLISH – these articles cover both. Dreamy!
Keep it focused and manageable peeps!
Now the academic year is under way, I will start to post all my PPoints and useful/interesting things on a regular basis.
Remember, if you are stuck on a particular area or want to do some revision, all of the posts are categorised below.
YOU ARE VERY WELCOME 🙂
Here is the link to the Guardian section for “Mind Your Language” – has lots of articles to read and steal things from!
I really feel very strongly about this – the more you read this style, the easier it becomes. Here I will keep posting articles – do keep reading them. Most take a few minutes and will have plenty of nuggets to steal – think cultural references, key studies, how to reference theory.
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