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‘There’, ‘their’, or ’they’re’? ‘Your’, or ‘you’re’? ‘To’, ‘too’, or ‘two’? The English language must be a nightmare to learn!

30 Oct

Yes, English is one of the most complex languages on the planet with more than one million words and growing because English is a language thief.

French, I understand, has the 2nd most words at a quarter million. Chinese, although it looks complex and confusing, is simple in comparison and only has about 50,000 characters.

Imagine the challenge for English teachers in grade school, middle school and high school. I taught this subject for thirty years in California’s public schools.Add your thoughts here… (optional)

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