Tag Archives: English

The Chinese all look the same

I doubt it. The Chinese have no difficulty in recognising other Chinese. But perhaps it is true that they all sound the same. For Agent Gombrich reminds us that Chinese speakers are often bedevilled by homophony. Chinese is so full … Continue reading

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Escalation

A Google search today for English Tenses proffered 1,310,000 sites.   I  visited some 50 of them.  All offering tuition and training in the understanding and use of ‘the basic English tenses’.  My first port of call descried 8 ‘basic tenses’, the second … Continue reading

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