17 février 2014

English for Everyone

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/icons/lingua-franca-nameplate.pngBy Rose Jacobs. When I was working as a reporter in London, I witnessed one of those “two countries separated by a common language” moments one soggy spring morning in 2012. A Boeing executive visiting from Seattle had made time ahead of a press conference to chat with the journalists in attendance, and we were all eager to forge the sort of personal connection that can lead to future scoops. The executive gamely opened the small talk with a comment about the weather. “Oh yes,” laughed one of my colleagues. Read more...
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