The power of words in communication and interaction with others is paramount – whatever language or tone of voice is being used. Sparky looks at words and their influence in speech, the printed word, and the scrolling internet presentation of the written word and it’s treatment.
Language Education Terms A definitive list of terms in language teaching and linquistics Glossary Accuracy Producing language with few errors. Achievement test A test to measure what students have learned or achieved from a program of study; should be part of every language program and be specific to the goals and objectives of a […]
‘Back in the day’, in news offices around the world, we were rather proud of ourselves as keepers of the flame, not only of news but of putting ourselves out there to tell it. Now that the tools are readily available on the internet everyone wants to have their say or ‘tell’. But a consequence of everyone having […]
THE EMOTIONARY • A dictionary of words that don’t exist for feelings that do written by The Middle actress Eden Sher and illustrated by acclaimed graphic novelist Julia Wertz. All her life, Eden Sher has suffered from dyscommunicatia (n. the inability to articulate a feeling through words.). Then, one day, she decided that, whenever she […]