In both its spoken and written forms, the English language is constantly evolving. Grammar - the system and structure that underpin communications - and linguistics - the science of its study - can help us make sense of these shifts and changes. We talk with experts in each field about the quirks, foibles, understanding and glory of the written and spoken word.
Guest Host: Frank Stasio
Unfortunate but true. Recent statistics show the District of Columbia has the lowest level of literacy proficiency in the nation. A discussion of local efforts to combat illiteracy.
- Erin Carney Executive Director, Literacy Volunteers of America - National Capital Area
- K. Brisbane former Adult Education Director, D.C. State Education Agency
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