English with Kirsty – episode 176
Conversation with Gabriel Clark – part 2
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This is the second part of my interview with Gabriel Clark, a blogger, podcaster, and language teacher.
I have split our conversation into two parts because it became fairly long. In the second part of the interview we talk about:
- What learning another language has taught Gabriel about his own language.
- How word order is really important in English for communicating meaning
- Why pairs of words always come in a certain order (ablaut reduplication) and how this rule can take precedence over adjective rules
- Gabriel’s book, “102 little drawings that will help you remember English rules forever probably”, and a description of some of the drawings
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