Language assessment

  1. Does Bilingualism in America Threaten the English Language?

    Does Bilingualism in America Threaten the English Language?
    English is in no danger of disappearing any time soon; it is firmly established both in America and in countries throughout the world. In fact, no language has ever held as strong a position in the world as English does today. Some people worry when they see Spanish showing up on billboards and pay phones, but in a neighborhood with...
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  2. Is Texting Killing the English Language?

    Is Texting Killing the English Language?
    Texting has long been accused as being the downfall of the written word, “penmanship for illiterates,” as one critic called it. To which the likely response is LOL. Proper testing is not writing at all — it’s actually more like the spoken language. It's a “spoken” language that is evolving and becoming more complex as time passes. But let's go back a...
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