Friday, August 12, 2011

Americanisms-what do you think?

Language is a dynamic thing, and whether we like it or not, it changes with the times. American English seems to be wandering around the world changing the way English is spoken, and some are rather annoyed by the Amerianisms that are being picked up by English speakers the world over. You can read more about that here on the BBC News site:

What's your opinion on changing language? Do you think there should be some kind of regulation or movement to protect a "pure" form of language? Or do you think it is completely normal and maybe even desirable for language to change with the times? Write to us with your opinion (send it to and get feedback from a live tutor! If you're a student with Virtualingua already, do this as one of your tutored exercises, if not, test our tutoring for free!