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Rethinking Tests of Vocabulary Size

May 23, 2022 04:40 PM
Vocabulary size tests assume that people learn the most frequent vocabulary words first—but is frequency the only factor that matters?
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Is There a Place for Prescriptivism?

April 08, 2022 03:36 PM
Linguists should acknowledge that some prescriptivism is appropriate in applied areas of linguistics, argues Dr. Dallin D. Oaks in a new paper.
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TESOL/Editing Student Leanne Chun Awarded Wheatley Leadership Scholarship

March 22, 2022 09:42 AM
The scholarship, extended to 20 students annually by secret faculty nomination, will help propel Chun into an international English teaching career.
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