Hate Bad Spelling?
May 4th, 2012
Are you fed up of bad spelling and grammar? Nick Adams is. Here, he gives us an orthographic history lesson, shares some thoughts on today’s grammatical problems and tells us some of his fears for the future. Last year, I began frequenting a cafe just opposite Tokyo MidTown with my wife. The cafe in question …
Zen and the Art of Teaching English
June 30th, 1989
by David Burleigh Teachers and prostitutes, it is said, are the only people who work behind closed doors. Photographers might be added to them, together with the observation that all three labor much of the time in the dark. The language instructor, however, battles the shadows, seeks to enlighten, and this may be said to …