Words as they get to be spoken, words as they get to be written: to take up this profession, you need to be fond of words.
The “mother of tongues” had no words for a man, woman, or child?
Try for a plain passport photo: no brooch, scarf, tie, anything you do not always wear.
Speaking a second language is almost as if you are two people, says Ms. de Lange. Well, you write bread in English and un pain, in French.
Language is soft conquest, reckoned Mr. Ferriter. He did not reveal his mind on food.
Latent psychological structures become woken in a second language learner brain, claimed Mr. Selinker.