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  1. timkeen08

    What's The Requirements for Teaching License?

    Sorry, I just read your post. You are correct. I just really get tired of these punctuation and grammar guys myself. This time I bit back, bit back, and became one myself. I will begin ignoring punctuation and grammer Trolls on other posts instead of responding in jest which obviously went over his head. So, previously, I did my last previous response (#150) indicating that I did not take him seriously but was responded in obvious jest. My appology again. Thanks for the reminder not to bite in the first place, just ignore and move on.
  2. I remember but only 85% pure, it was not an isolated element. I would rather find out what they called it back then but there probably was no CAPITALISED ABC organization for the approval. So it must have been named by that current emperor. We will never know it's true name. Since the Chinese came first, I WILL finish it - aluminko so we can all agree on something for a change. I'm open for suggestions but I really did not like aluminese or alumchinium.
  3. But the Germans were the first who isolated the 13th element. If the decission was made which one did islolate 13 first then he would have been the one who named the element as is tradition. All the other names, Troll or baiter?
  4. Actually the Germans adopted it from the British. They were just too embarrassed about their past indecission to choose between the two German chemists. Either way the IUPAC determined that both the American/Canadian and British words are acceptable End of discussion and quit quibbling over punctuation marks and such. And who did what. It has l ready been established. Anyone else is trolling or baiting for their limited fun.
  5. There are two different recognized words for element 13. The American Chemical Society ACS designated that aluminum be used in America? The IUPAC determined that both are acceptable and the use of either word is an abomination. Two German chemists actually are credited as the first to isolate aluminum. It has nothing to do with Britain or America. They could not decide who was first. It should be called Orstedium or Wohleralum.
  6. I don't have to be across from any pond to explain your error. The two do not sound exactly the same, similar maybe, but I do get your drift. I say past with a definate "T" sound ending and passed with a definate "ed" sound ending like I was taught in America schools but maybe that is the British way of pronouncing these two similar sounding but actually quite different sounding words. That is yet another example of why I will stick to my American way of pronouncing words as so many in the world do. I am so glad that I have never had or heard of a British sounding English teacher in all my school years, in any subjects I attended and I changed schools every three years moving with my Dad from US Army post to army post. And, I never ran across a British sounding teacher during tech school and college even as I "passed" by people in the hallways. That is quite a few schools and teachers. Boring, and an easy answer. I am going.
  7. It is the next day and I have a few minutes. Did you not read my last comments "End of post as far as I am concerned." Or "Fire away, no reply from me." or "Have a good night, I will." or just not understand them. You kept commenting with some foolish silent treatment remark. When Americans pronounce as 'learnt' but spell as 'learned,'  would have made a more proper partial sentence if you had instead used - What Americans pronounce as .... But as I stated, most Americans do not use learnt so your whole sentence is way out of context from what I did say anyway. Please read carefully. I am signing off on this discussion. It has become boring. Bait all you want I have stopped.
  8. NO. And NO. Try proofreading. Sorry if I got you all riled up. End of post as far as I am concerned. Fire away, no reply from me. I have got more important things to do than trying to prove who is right. It reakly doesn't matter to me. Have a good night, I will.
  9. So, American English is the easiest to expose yourself to as a second language learner? That was the whole bases of my discussion before you threw in a 200 year old document to try and sway away from the point I was trying to make.
  10. I could only take a couple of times watching Miami Vice before I quit dialing in. Thanks, I forgot to mention to Kieran00001 the American cultural influences on spoken English worldwide. What about American music? Even the great British bands were made more popular here. I could hardly or rarely hear anything other than American English in their songs, but they talked British. Example: Led Zeppelin.
  11. I dissagree totally. But that is my choice as is your's. Different view points. The countries that you talk about that use a British English accent are former British colonies. The rest use an American based accent. I hAve heard no British English accented Thais except on Thai television. But I do remember a Thai video somewhere that had a British sounding caucasian narrator along with a very American English sounding Thai woman narrator.