On the Job – The Festival Director

  We launched this “On the Job” series to find out how people use English in their working lives. We talk to them about jargon in their profession, writing on the job and what advice they’d give to learners of English.     Who do you work for? The » Read More

Na’vi – the Language of Avatar

We all know that learning a different language is a huge challenge, perfecting your mother tongue is hard enough as it is. So how about inventing a completely new language from scratch? In this article from Vanity Fair, Paul Frommer speaks about how he went about creating Na’vi, the language » 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