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  1. One of the many things that bother me about our current English is the use of “gonna” instead of ”going to”. I use close captioning on my TV and see that more and more captioners are writing “gonna”, as are many novelists. I know it’s how a lot of people pronounce ”going to” but it’s just one of those things that bother me.
    And yes, I know that’s how language evolves and adapts, but it still ruffles my feathers.

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    • It’s actually a huge challenge for ESL teachers. Non-native speakers learn how to speak like this from films and tv shows and it is a hard habit to break because they don’t even realise they are saying it. Yeah instead of yes is another one!

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  2. The English languages wins on so many levels!…

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