Top 10 Books on the English Language

Top 10 Books on the English Language Need to buy a book about the English language but don’t know which one to buy or which review to trust? This is my list of the top ten books on the English language. I have most of them on my book shelf » Read More

To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish?

  We talk to French journalist and author Anne Garrigue about the rather entrepreneurial way she launched her latest non-fiction book. As contributors to the project – we translated it from French into English and did all the proofreading work – we’ve taken great pleasure in stepping into the » Read More

Rewriting – Where the Game is Won or Lost

  When my interpreting partner and I flew to another city recently to interpret, I asked him to lend me a novel for the trip. Once on the plane he pulled out “On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction” by William Zinsser. It was not the choice » Read More

English Slang – All 6.7kgs of It!

Do you have a wish list of books you’d like to own? In the reference section, you definitely need a few dictionaries. They have a sort of comforting sturdiness about them. Well, slangophiles (I’m pretty certain that’s not an actual word), here’s one dictionary you’ll definitely want on your » Read More

Globish – the New Global Business English

  At English Trackers we are always keen to keep abreast of interesting news in the field of language, so when when I saw an article in The Economist about a book written by Robert McCrum detailing the rise of English and the emergence of Globish, entitled Globish: How the English Language » Read More