Ezra Vasquez

The personal blog of an applied linguist, writer, & educator

Month: June 2016

  • Acquiring the Dialect of Good Prose

    As someone who holds a higher degree in linguistics, I’m not surprised to hear Stephen King extol the virtues of audiobooks. In fact, I’ve wondered for some time if audiobooks couldn’t do more for acquiring the sound of good written English than traditional print books. If written English is a unique dialect, which it is, and […]