Welcome to The English Project
The English Project promotes awareness and understanding of the unfolding global story of the English language in all its varieties – past, present and future. We try to present ideas about English in an intelligent, entertaining, inclusive and interactive way. Our hope is that a greater understanding and enjoyment of English can enrich people’s lives and enable them to make more of the exceptional cultural and communications phenomenon which English has become. We intend to reach a broadly-based audience, globally, socially, ethnically and by age amongst English’s two billion speakers worldwide (that's as a first or second language).
Punctuation Mark of the Month
The English Project is looking at punctuation as a tribute to the Great Punctuator, Aldus Manutius. However, in the history of printing, there is one greater than he - Johannes Gutenberg. His printing press launched the modern world. His first book, the first printed book, is the greatest printed book. The Gutenberg Bible is remarkable for many things, but one particular feature is ... Read more