In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1inglés elemental masculineinglés básico masculine
- They were enthusiasts for something called Basic English, an educational tool that limited the language's vocabulary to 850 words and, as far as possible, only its more regular verb forms.
- An ardent propagandist for so-called Basic English, a project which reduced the language to a mere 850 words, he was also a precursor of today's global industry of English-language teaching.
- He founded the Orthological Institute to develop the tools for teaching Basic English.
- There are five main parts to the Basic English word list: operators, things (general), things (pictured), qualities (general), qualities (opposite).
- It is ironic that his political aims for Basic English were foiled by his very ignorance of and inattention to politics itself as a constitutive force in human affairs.
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