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Why is communication important to human life?

10 Okt 2017

Communication is a process of sending and receiving information among people. Humans communicate with others not only by face-to-face communication, but also by giving information via the Internet and printed products such as books and newspapers. Many people believe that the significance of communication is like the importance of breathing. Indeed, communication facilitates the spread […]

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How to prepare for a speech – 3 easy steps

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If you’re planning on giving a speech, you might find it helpful to mentally prepare before getting onstage. Whether you’re presenting to five or fifty people, organizing your thoughts before speaking will help your speech be successful. Master your nerves by focusing on breathing deeply and set yourself up for success by getting a good […]

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The Open Book Festival (6 – 10 September 2017)

29 Aug 2017

Lovers of all things literary can’t afford to miss this globally recognised affair, with more 100 writers taking part in the action. Committed to promoting and encouraging a love for literature and showcasing South African writing, the Open Book Festival is returning to Cape Town for its seventh year. The annual bibliophilic affair is hosted […]

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10 Advantages to Taking Online Classes

2 Junie 2017

The current challenges facing traditional colleges and universities, including higher tuition, budget cuts, and course shortages, have caused many students to search for alternatives. With nearly three million students currently enrolled in fully online degree programs  and six million taking at least one online course as part of their degree program, online education has clearly become one of […]

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How many languages are there in the world?

1 Aug 2017 1

The object of inquiry in linguistics is human language, in particular the extent and limits of diversity in the world’s languages. One might suppose, therefore, that linguists would have a clear and reasonably precise notion of how many languages there are in the world. It turns out, however, that there is no such definite count—or at least, no […]

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Key Events in the History of the English Language

20 Julie 2017

The story of English—from its start in a jumble of West Germanic dialects to its role today as a global language—is both fascinating and complex. This timeline offers a glimpse at some of the key events that helped to shape the English language over the past 1,500 years. To learn more about the ways that English evolved in Britain and […]

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10 reasons why English is such an important language

11 Julie 2017

English is one of the most dominating language of the world which is having its impact on every field of work. Undoubtedly, English play a much greater role in the world that it is inevitable for people to ignore it fully. Here are 10 reasons why English is such an important language. 1. It’s the […]

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LET’S LEARN ENGLISH: WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION ONLINE

LLE 28 Junie 2017

  An 8-week course which aims to improve your usage of English in the workplace and to build your communication skills. The first four weeks of the course focuses on the importance of Clear Thinking in the workplace – in verbal, non-verbal, and written communication forms: “Clear thinking is a vital part of effective communication – in […]

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Where did the English Language come from?

LLE 27 Junie 2017

More people are trying to learn English than any other language in the world. English is the language of political negotiations and international business. It has become the international language of science and medicine. International treaties say passenger airplane pilots must speak English. English is the major foreign language taught in most schools in South […]

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