Month: November 2009

Teaching the love of language

Teaching the love of language

The State – Carolyn Click – 15 November For five decades, Jimmy Gasque has insisted on the proper use of the English language. He is a legend at Heathwood Hall, where he has taught for…
Language Politics

Language Politics

Jamaica Gleaner – Carolyn Cooper  15 November 2009 In Jamaica, language is one of the primary domains in which all-out class warfare is constantly waged. You are as you speak: high class or low ……
‘Language gene’ effects explored

‘Language gene’ effects explored

A gene that has long been implicated in the evolution of speech and language has given up more of its secrets. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8355541.stm