The Life and Work of Richard E. McDorman
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New ESL Textbook Authored by Richard McDorman

New ESL Textbook Authored by Richard McDorman

English 5 by Richard  McDorman In April 2015, inlingua International, headquartered in Bern, Switzerland, published English 5, an advanced-level English as a Second Language (ESL) textbook used at more than 300 inlingua Language Centers around the world. The student textbook (pictured at left) and supporting materials, which include audio [...]

“Presenting English Grammar” Released on April 5, 2013

“Presenting English Grammar” Released on April 5, 2013

The paperback version of Presenting English Grammar is now available for purchase from Amazon, Barnes and Noble and thousands of other book retailers and textbook suppliers around the world. The text has been available in e-book format since 2012. The paperback version is 156 pages in length and has been published in full color. The e-book [...]

Language Textbook Authored by Richard McDorman

Language Textbook Authored by Richard McDorman

Richard McDorman's second full-length book and first ESL textbook was published by inlingua International of Bern, Switzerland in February, 2009. Managing Successful Meetings has joined the growing list of titles in inlingua's Accelerated Professional Program (APP) business modules, a suite of specialized business English courses designed for [...]

Labial Instability in Sound Change

Labial Instability in Sound Change

Labial Instability in Sound Change The renowned historical linguist Hans Henrich Hock once commented that, for reasons that are not well understood, there sometimes appear "curious gaps" in the bilabial slot of languages' series of obstruent phonemes. Hock based his comment on the observation that if a language lacks a voiceless stop at one of [...]