1 Followers
23 Following
linakv

linakv

Currently reading

The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen
Deborah Cartmell
Pathways to Language: From Fetus to Adolescent (The Developing Child)
Kyra Karmiloff, Annette Karmiloff-Smith
Why I Write
George Orwell
A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin
The Arabian Nights (New Deluxe Edition)
Anonymous, Muhsin Mahdi, Husain Haddawy
The Casual Vacancy
J.K. Rowling
Les Misérables: Volume One
Victor Hugo
Dramaturgy and Performance
Cathy Turner, Synne Behrndt

English: One Tongue, Many Voices

English: One Tongue, Many Voices - Jan Svartvik, Geoffrey N. Leech When it comes to curriculum, I'm not easy on the ratings. It's extremely difficult to write a good book curriculum-wise, but Svartvik & Leech has managed to do just that. The book gives a good, and easy understanding of how the English language have expanded since it's meek beginning. They raise questions regarding how the language will continue to expand, and most importantly: they make me want to read on. They make me enjoy reading the curriculum. Kudos for giving me a book I actually enjoy, and who is not such a heavy read I want to die.