way to learn English

ri Lanka’s constitution acknowledges that English is the country’s unifying language, while Sinhala and Tamil are both official and national tongues. On the one hand, the English tuition classes and international schools that have mushroomed across the country are indicative of an insatiable desire to learn English. Along this vein, touts on buses and trains sell books teaching “spoken English” ...

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English in Sri Lanka

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, an English news website was launched Friday to help revive the stifled independent media landscape in Cambodia. FILE – A woman buys the final issue of The Cambodia Daily newspaper at a store along a street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sept. 4, 2017. With a new team of five to seven people, ...

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The best place to build a life in English

Addressing the faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the weekly General Audience on 1 May, Pope Francis continues his catechesis on the Lord’s Prayer. Please find the English synthesis: Dear Brothers and Sisters: In our continuing catechesis on the “Our Father”, we now consider the penultimate invocation: “Lead us not into temptation”. Here our dialogue with God enters into ...

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English Language Live Stream To Return

During the four months he was held in detention, accused by the government of cheating in a Home Office-approved English test, Raja Noman Hussain witnessed firsthand the scale of the government’s student visa scandal. He estimates he met more than 100 other international students who had also been arrested and detained after being accused by the Home Office of cheating in the test ...

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How games like Final Fantasy

The Parisian. By Isabella Hammad. Grove Press; 576 pages; $27. Jonathan Cape; £14.99 THIS NOVEL about people with layered or doubled lives has a suitably ambiguous title. Midhat Kamal, the faltering but sympathetic hero of Isabella Hammad’s debut, becomes known as the “Parisian”—in Arabic, al-Barisi—after his return from years of study in France. Back home in Nablus, north of Jerusalem, Midhat must try ...

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About English in Sri Lanka

Here’s our list of events geared towards English speakers taking place across Sweden during May. If you have any that you’d like us to add – whether it’s language exchanges, social meet-ups or talks about the impact of Brexit – please let us know. STOCKHOLM Building a Better Future for Refugees From Afghanistan in Sweden Where: Stockholm, Nordenskiöldsalen, Geovetenskapens hus, Svante ...

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

ri Lanka’s constitution acknowledges that English is the country’s unifying language, while Sinhala and Tamil are both official and national tongues. On the one hand, the English tuition classes and international schools that have mushroomed across the country are indicative of an insatiable desire to learn English. Along this vein, touts on buses and trains sell books teaching “spoken English” ...

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English is one of them

The UN political chief warned Monday that the worsening Palestinian financial crisis poses a growing risk “of a financial collapse of the Palestinian Authority.” Rosemary DiCarlo told the UN Security Council that “a sustainable resolution” to the authority’s funding crisis is urgently needed. Israel is withholding about $11 million of the roughly $180 million a month in tax funds that ...

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Highway signs in English?

The concept of English football’s top flight is now 131 years old. When Preston North End won the inaugural league in 1888, Queen Victoria was on the throne, Thomas Edison authorised the first motion picture and ‘Jack the Ripper’ claimed his first victim. Ever since that season – barring war years – the finest teams in England and Wales have competed ...

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Education Minister Maszlee Malik speaks for the duration of a media interview in Putrajaya April 29, 2019. — photograph by means of Mukhriz Hazim PUTRAJAYA, April 29 — The training Ministry is education existing English-language teachers and recruiting new ones to improve talent in the lingua franca, Maszlee Malik said nowadays. “if you want to educate and train our college ...

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