Each year hundreds of thousands of Chinese students flock to Australia to study, lured by promises of enhanced career prospects. They spend tens of thousands of dollars on what is sold to them as a life changing experience — but are they getting what they pay for?
Gary Nunn had long accepted he didn’t like getting up early. But with neuro linguistic programming, he found he could change his life through repetition and the right words
An article on ABC News suggests that to avoid linguistic catastrophes cased by apostrophes we should just stop using them. However, the correct use of this most special member of our alphabet avoids much confusion. And besides, it's not that hard, writes Roslyn Petelin.
Education experts in Australia voice concern over the number unqualified foreign English teachers hired overseas based on their "white face" and who are teaching simply to make some money to "stay afloat".
An Afghan interpreter lodges a case against the Department of Home Affairs, hoping to be granted safety in Australia. He failed a routine character test in 2013, but an Army veteran says that can be explained by a simple misunderstanding.
Turns out it's not people from households that only speak English.
Schools across the country are working with their local Indigenous communities to help protect Australia's first languages through the simple act of singing.
An unspoken class war has long been waged around the pronounciation of the letter "h"—is it haitch or aitch? Despite a snobbish leaning to the latter, haitch makes more sense, writes Kate Burridge and Catherine McBride.