Thursday, August 11, 2011

Indians do better in TOEFL than Native speakers of English ..


Indeed very heartening to hear this ..

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Indians-beat-English-at-their-language/articleshow/9559279.cms

bi·lin·gual·ism

[bahy-ling-gwuh-liz-uhm]
1.the ability to speak two languages fluently.
2.the habitual use of two languages.

di·glos·si·a

[dahy-glos-ee-uh, -glaw-see-uh]
1.the widespread existence within a society of sharply divergent formal and informal varieties of a language each used in different social contexts or for performing different functions, as the existence of Katharevusa and Demotic in modern Greece.

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