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This is the portal to the study of the English language (it's history and grammar) and English literature (books, their authors and literary criticism). You are welcome to either learn or participate. English is the majority or official language in Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa, India, the United Kingdom and the United States. English literature began during the Middle Ages with books such as the Canterbury Tales and then has since expanded into many different genres.

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The goal of this site is to help people learn English as a foreign language. Languages often have different meanings for words that seem the same. Learners may find it hard to establish the meanings of English words. Some teachers encourage learners to focus on whole sentences, rather than trying to understand every word.

When a learner tries to translate English phrases word-for-word into his native language, it is difficult to keep up with spoken speech, and such learners may find it hard to understand the rest of the conversation.

Breaking down words to learn their roots and development is a fun way to increase interest and knowledge of English.

This page deals with developing resources for English as a Second Language (ESL) students.

  • Teachers of English as a second or foreign language, please see Topic:TESOL

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