Here are a couple of interesting posts from around the internet. Hairstyles from the Transparent English blog. Why some English words are controversial in China, via @5minutelanguage.
A couple of months ago I was teaching a student at a company class in Tokyo. “Can you help me prepare for a meeting tomorrow, please?” she asked. Her company had arranged a meeting with a machine salesman from Korea who spoke no Japanese. My student, an intermediate speaker of English – the best in … [Read more…]