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The impact of pronunciation on job prospects

A greater focus on pronunciation when teaching English to new migrants could help improve their employment prospects, according to research from Victoria University of Wellington's School of Linguistics and Applied Language ...

dateDec 02, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Bridging the vocabulary gap

Marci Carver's kindergartners know a lot about the word "package." They know it contains three vowels, but one of them "doesn't talk," and the letter "g" sounds like a "j." When asked about the meaning, they know a package ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Social Sciences
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