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Text speak creative or not?
Texting in school is a very popular topic with people able to argue both sides. Some schools in Australia are teaching text speak or SMS in
school. The students put together glossaries and compare their versions to the formal written language. Many might argue but…

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It CAN be used to teach spelling: Most people think of texting as eliminating the bulk of a word in order to condense it. This is true but it can
be used in reverse in a school setting. Teachers can use SMS text language to give the students their spelling…

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African English, Indian English and Caribbean English. This, and the Renaissance of Classical learning, meant that many new words and
phrases entered the language. The invention of printing also meant that there was now a common language in print. Books became
cheaper and more people learned to read. Printing also…


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