That's a reason to study a language if ever I heard one! This is an RSAnimate illustration of Steven Pinker's talk on "how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings". He discusses veiled bribes, requests, seductions, sollicitations and threats in an effort to explain how explicit language creates mutual knowledge... What do you think?! And don't you just wish you could draw like this guy?! *swoon*
How many places are available for the English Language Assistant programme...
Hi there,This year there are over 150 places for English Language Assistants in China - and so far around 400 people have started an application. Anyone who submits a strong online applciation will be...
Can I make changes to my application for the English Language Assistant Pro...
Unfortunately it's not possible to make changes to your on-line application after it's been completed :( However, we can still take your request into consideration. As a next step, please email the t...
I love it so much out here in France! Can I do another year with British Co...
British council lets you do a repeat year but you'll have to check with your university :)
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