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Have you ever been told to be (more) resilient? What does it mean anyway? Although some might say resilience is the process and outcome of successfully adapting to difficult or challenging life experiences, read this week’s blog post to discover a new way of looking into resilience.
In his main feature, Charles Lowe asserts that there are many lexical chunks that are simply not useful for speakers of International English, or whose meanings are not immediately transparent, and he recommends that we don’t teach them, focusing instead on language that they are more likely to understand and to use.