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 english speaking countries
English is part of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
British colonialism in the 19th century and American capitalism and technological progress in the 20th century were undoubtely the main causes for the spread of English throughout the world.
English is spoken all over the Commonwealth either as a native or an official language, and the British monarch is the symbolic head of the association.
the_english_dept.tripod.com /esc.html   (1124 words)

  
 U.S. ENGLISH, Inc.: Towards a United America - "); document.write(month + '/' + now.getDate() + '/' + ...
I inquired about teaching ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) at a local high school only to be told no positions were available because of a lack of funding.
According to Maria Reyes, a community youth organizer, “They are better off going to a regular class and learning than an (English language) class.” Furthermore, many argue that the decline in the academic performance of the students classified as “English learners” is a sign of the failure of the district policy.
Even people that do not like the United States feel it is important for their children to learn English in order to compete in today’s economy.
www.us-english.org /inc/news/eng_in_news/archives.asp?newsmonth=6&newsyear=2003   (2955 words)

  
 Tower of English People
Then check to see who other people would invite to their fantasy dinner party.
You could even write about the food that was served or the clothes that people wore to the party.
Who2 is a very interesting "people encyclopedia." You can find lots of interesting and unusual information about famous people.
towerofenglish.com /people.html   (477 words)

  
 English for Action Home : People : Staff (English)
Jessie took the helm of English for Action in the fall of 2004.
EFA has changed her life radically, and she is extremely thrilled to be working so closely with learners, facilitators, staff, families, and community organizations to continue empowering our Olneyville.
She encourages everyone visiting this website to become involved, no matter how far or close you are to our office and our neighborhood, and to smile at people when walking down the street.
www.englishforaction.org /en/People_staff.php   (472 words)

  
 U.S. ENGLISH Foundation: Towards a United America - "); document.write(month + '/' + now.getDate() + '/' + ...
Although English learners do require special language assistance, it is the Foundation's stance that this assistance should be short-term and transitional.
Recent studies show that English comprehension and literacy are two of the most important factors in determining economic independence, yet unfortunately, the opportunities to learn English are limited, and with long waiting lines.
If you would like to volunteer to help people learn English, or if you need information on where classes are offered in your area, please call us at (202) 833-0100 or email us at info@usenglish.org.
www.us-english.org /foundation   (479 words)

  
 ENGLISH NATURE - People and Wildlife Consultation
Community involvement, education, partnership and funding emerged as the headline issues needing to be addressed if the initiative was to make a real difference.
Analysis and interpretation of the results point to a number of characteristics that should be a feature of English Nature’s People and Nature initiative if the organisation is to add value to the suite of existing activities in this arena.
Stability and investment: a long-term commitment to People and Wildlife; long-term financial support for partners to enable projects to develop; support tried and tested approaches.
www.english-nature.org.uk /About/pwconsultation/default.htm   (325 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: The English: A Portrait of a People: Books: Jeremy Paxman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The opening sentence - Being English used to be so easy - is a weak reflection of the opening paragraph AJP Taylor's English History 1914 - 1945, but could suggest that Paxman may have carried out some research.
The English affection for being beleaguered against overwhelming odds (as at Agincourt, Khartoum, Rorke's Drift, Mafeking, Dunkirk, and during The Blitz).
Mind you, "English", "Welsh" and "Scottish", are all lumped under the political construct "British", which is oft wrongly equated with "English" by both ignoramuses and those that should know better.
www.amazon.co.uk /English-Portrait-People-Jeremy-Paxman/dp/0140267239   (1820 words)

  
 I help people Speak English - Englishpage.com Forums
I am also helping people with their English and I hope to make friends at the same time.
The reason I said this is because many people think that reading and writing is enough.
When you try for so long and you don't see any improvement, it is very discouraging and people quit.
www.englishpage.com /forums/showthread.php?p=16992   (293 words)

  
 Dole people? / English Vocabulary, Grammar and Idioms
In the US we would say they were "welfare people" or "people on welfare".
It so happens that I learned Oxford English and I'm very proud of my pronunciation (I don't mean to say that I speak like a BBC broadcaster, though!), but I enjoy hearing all the other accents, too, from Cockney to Irish, Scottish or American.
I suppose I mean formal English and thought that it was the same as BBC English -- I certainly didn't mean that I studied at Oxford.
www.english-test.net /forum/ftopic5857.html   (1241 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Oxford World's Classics): Books: The Venerable ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Ecclesiastical History of the English People: With Bede's Letter to Egbert and Cuthbert's Letter on the Death of Bede (Classics S.) by The Venerable St.Bede
His Letter to Egbert gives his final reflections on the English Church just before his death, and all three texts here are further illuminated by a detailed introduction and explanatory notes.
So impressed was I with this book that I returned to do another course on the Early Mediaeval period, and bought another copy of this spectacular work to read for pleasure, and no doubt I'll return to it again and again.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0192838660   (823 words)

  
 English Club ~ Learn English | Teach English
ESL is used when people learn English in an English-speaking country.
EFL is used when people learn English in a non-English speaking country.
Welcome to English Club, a site to help you learn English or teach English as a second language.
www.englishclub.com   (351 words)

  
 English: People Pages -- faculty, staff, lecturer, and grad student personal and course web sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
John N. King, Distinguished University Professor, Humanities Distinguished Professor of English & of Religious Studies, University Distinguished Scholar (Ph.D., University of Chicago): the English Renaissance, with emphasis on sixteenth-century literature, Spenser, Shakespeare, and Milton; Reformation literature, history, and art; the history of the book; printing history; manuscript studies; and early modern women's writing.
Author of English Reformation Literature: The Tudor Origins of the Protestant Tradition; Tudor Royal Iconography: Literature and Art in an Age of Religious Crisis; Spenser's Poetry and the Reformation Tradition; Milton and Religious Controversy: Satire and Polemic in Paradise Lost; Foxe's Book of Martyr's and Early Modern Print Culture (forthcoming); and many essays and reviews.
Editor of Reformation, a periodical dedicated to early modern European history, literature, art, language, theology, translation theory, and Bible studies, and co-editor of Literature and History, a journal that explores connections among writing, history, and ideology.
english.osu.edu /people/person.cfm?ID=214   (282 words)

  
 "English-speaking people" What does it mean ? - Englishpage.com Forums
Does it refer to any persons who can speak English, no matter whether English is their mother togue ?
Does it refer to any persons who can speak English, no matter whether English is their mother tongue ?
There are many English speaking people all over the world).
www.englishpage.com /forums/showthread.php?p=7789   (99 words)

  
 NYU > English > People
English Renaissance literature; interrelationships of literature and the visual arts; literature and disease
Old English language, literature, and culture; medieval literature and culture; history of the English language; philology and historical linguistics; history of language studies; medievalism
Toil; avant pulp; off-kilter Englishness; popular and techno cultures; metropolitan and immigrant history; cinema studies; fl and Asian literatures; poetics and sociology of sport
english.fas.nyu.edu /page/people   (520 words)

  
 UM SOE: English Education People
If you have a general question about the program, or would like to talk to a current student about the program, please visit the English Education Contacts page.
Faculty: To view a faculty member's research interests, click on their name (links open up a new window).
Ambassadors are students who have agreed to answer your questions about the program.
www.soe.umich.edu /englished/people/index.html   (160 words)

  
 English Department: People
English Department Chairman, 1993- present; Academic Coordinator, 1991-93; Director of Studies, 1985-91; Baseball 7/8, 1984-89; Varsity Ice Hockey, 1975-83; Assistant Hockey, 1974; Yearbook Advisor, 1981-83; Yearbook (Business Advisor), 1984-90
Taught English at Robert College in Istanbul, Turkey 1991 - 1992; as director of the Maine Literature Project, published Maine Speaks: An Anthology of Maine Literature now in its 8th printing
English Teacher 9-12 at Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School (MA) 1994-2001; Taught all subjects to self-contained room Germaine Lawrence School, Arlington (MA) 1987-1990; Cross-Country and Spring Track Coach at Dover-Sherborn Regional HS (MA) 1988-1993; Winter Track Coach at Medfield High School (MA) 1991-1994; JV Soccer Coach, Cross-Country, Winter, Spring Track Coach at Dighton-Rehoboth Reg.
www.mta75.org /people/bioenglish.html   (1051 words)

  
 University of Pittsburgh Department of English - people
University of Pittsburgh Department of English - people
Visit the homepages of our faculty and use our direct electronic mail links for those faculty who have email accounts.
Please direct general questions to the English Department main office.
www.english.pitt.edu /people/faculty_r.html   (38 words)

  
 VOA News - VOA Special English - People in America - Biographies of Americans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Every Sunday, Special English broadcasts a fifteen-minute program about influential people in American history.
On PEOPLE IN AMERICA: Nina Simone became active in the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
She came to be known as a protest singer.
www.voanews.com /specialenglish/people-in-america.cfm   (270 words)

  
 Julia Stern, Faculty, People, English Department, WCAS, Northwestern University
Julia Stern, Faculty, People, English Department, WCAS, Northwestern University
Julia Stern (Ph.D. English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University) teaches eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American and African American literature, Faulkner, women's writing, gothic and sentimental fiction, narrative and psychoanalytic theory, and critical race studies.
Professor Stern's first book, The Plight of Feeling: Sympathy and Dissent in the Early American Novel (University of Chicago Press, 1997) explores the politics of affect in post-revolutionary American fiction; nominated for the MLA's Best First Book Award, it received third place.
www.english.northwestern.edu /people/stern.html   (520 words)

  
 Temple English: People
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English department instructors and staff believe that a strong department involves communicating with the student population.
You can find contact information for instructors in our instructor directory (updated each semester) and for administrative staff by clicking on the links to the left.
www.temple.edu /english/People   (88 words)

  
 English Department - People
People of the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania
Appointments scheduled through Loretta Williams at (215) 898-7343
For information on applying to the graduate program, please see the
www.english.upenn.edu /People   (45 words)

  
 Calvin College - English Department - People
Medieval English Literature (Chaucer, lyric Poetry, the Virgin Mary); Renaissance English Literature (Shakespeare, drama, lyric poetry); Editorial Theory; Lucy Boston
B.A., Calvin College (1970); M.A. (English), Ohio University (1972); M.A. (Religion and Literature), The Divinity School of the University of Chicago (1975).
World Literature; British Literature; English Grammar; Linguistics; ESL; History of the English Language.
www.calvin.edu /academic/engl/people/faculty.htm   (704 words)

  
 ENGLISH, LOUISE : PEOPLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
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Includes new CD, CV, show times, memorabilia, and pictures of the star of television, feature films, stage, musical theatre, and pantomimes, and featured performer with Hill's Angels on The Benny Hill Show.
Copyright © 2005 Art Web Directory - Artfv.com
www.artfv.com /people/e/english,_louise   (66 words)

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