European English

The European Union commissioners have announced that agreement has been reached to adopt English as the preferred language for European communications, rather than German, which was the other possibility. As part of the negotiations, the British government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a five-year phased plan for what I’ll be known as Euro English ( Euro for short ).

In the first year, “s” will be used instead of the soft “c”. Sertainly, sivil servants will resieve this news with joy. Also, the hard “c” will be replaced with “k”. Not only will this klear up konfusion, but typewriters kan have one less letter. There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year, when the troublesome “ph” will be replaced by “f”. This will make words like “fotograf” 20 persent shorter.

In the third year, publik akseptanse of the new spelling kan be expekted to reach the stage where more komolikated changes are possible, Governments will enkorage the removal if double letters, which have always ben deterent to akurate speling. Also, al wil agre that the horible mes of silent “e”s in the language is disgrasful, and they would go.

By the fourth year, peopl wil be reseptiv to steps such as replasing “th” by “z” and “w” by “v”. During ze fifz year, ze unesesary “o” kan be dropd from vords kontaining “ou”, and similar changes vid of kors be aplid to ozer kombinations of leters.

After zis fifz yer, ve vil hav a reli sensibl riten styl. Zer vil be no mor trubls or difikuktis and evrivun vil find it ezi tu understand ech ozer.

Ze drem vil finali kum tru!

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I love English! In fact, when I graduated from college several years ago, I felt everything I learned in school was useless and not interesting.

Well giving my particular situation: I stayed in one major ( has something to do with OA——Office Automation ) for two years, and then transfered to another major ( has some thing to do with information management ) for the rest two years so I could get a bachelor degree. Did you ever hear hear your parents told you “Diploma is important”? But the fact is: Even though my education level is “4 year College or University”, I actually didn’t have an integrity major course finished in place.

“Everything is gone except English.” —— that was what I thought at the time. So I continued working on improve my English, not for getting a diploma paper or pass some English exams, but to learn English with my own interesting. English to me, is very funny, comfortable and precious. I remember one famous writer once said, each language of mankind is a particular ways to see the world; if you really learned a second language, it will feel like a new horizon wide open in front of your eyes, and you will have a whole new way to see the world.
我爱英语!事实上,当我从大学毕业后,我感觉我所学的所有的东西都是没有用和没有趣的。

我可能需要把我个人的特殊情况介绍下:我在大学里在一个专业(关于办公自动化的)待了两年;后来,转到了另一个专业(关于信息系统管理什么的)待了两年,以获得一个学士学位的文凭。你或许也听过你的父母对你说过“文凭很重要”吧?但是,我的实际情况是:虽然我的“教育水平”是“4年大学本科”,但是,我事实上没有一个已修完的完整的专业课程。

“所有的事都不存在了,除了英语。”——这就是我当时的感觉。于是,我继续尽可能地提高我的英语,不是为了什么文凭或通过什么语言测试,而是出于我自己的兴趣和利益。英语对我来说,是很有趣,很舒适和很宝贵的。曾经有个著名的作者说过,人类的每一门语言都是一个独特的看待世界的方式;如果你真的学得了一门第二语言,你将会感觉一个新的世界的地平线在你的眼前开启,你将会拥有一套全新的看待这个世界的方式。
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