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Across the Border and Into School

August 20, 2016

Unaccompanied minors who immigrate to the US sometimes carry emotional, cultural and educational burdens that require a unique teaching and learning approach and additional resources. 

This is How Old Languages Add New Words

August 16, 2016

Speakers of ancient languages must find new ways to create words for modern items and nonnative animals, with some cultures considering definition, grammar and word authenticity before finding the appropriate word.

In Memoriam: Braj B. Kachru

August 4, 2016

CAL is saddened by the passing of Braj B. Kachru, a visionary and advocate of world Englishes, the field he pioneered and led. He was also an influential scholar on the languages of India and published extensive studies on Kashmiri.