Saturday, November 05, 2011

English going to hell. Even in ENGLAND!

John, of Literacy Blog fame, called our attention (see here) to a story from the Telegraph about:
Bright pupils struggling with basic grammar, says top head
Turns out that it's one of the top schools (a 'private' school … now that does mean a 'public' school in U.S. terms, right?).
The move comes after the Government announced earlier this year that pupils would lose marks in GCSE exams for poor spelling, punctuation and grammar amid concerns over falling standards of English
Just one little piece of evidence for falling standard, please. Just one?

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