Yes, yes, yes!
“Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.” -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“We may as individuals be rather fond of our own dialect. This should not make us think, though, that it is actually any better than any other dialect. Dialects are not good or bad, nice or nasty, right or wrong – they are just different from one another, and it is the mark of a civilized society that it tolerates different dialects just as it tolerates different races, religions and sexes.” – Noam Chomsky “Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.” – Sir Claus Moser
“Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages.” ‒Dave Barry
“To have another language is to possess a second soul.” ‒Charlemagne
“A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.” ‒Gaston Bachelard
“The greater part of the world’s troubles are due to questions of grammar.” -Michel de Montaigne
“I believe that every English poet should read the English classics, master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them, travel abroad, experience the horror of sordid passion and-if he is lucky enough-know the love of an honest woman.” -Robert Graves
2 thoughts on “Be calm and learn English!”
my wife is a teacher and I would agree that teachers are superheros with superpowers!
What my God’s, unconditional, love gets me doing – that’s super power & potential!