I recommend the now titled The New Fowler's Modern English Usage (first published in 1926, and now in its third edition) as an excellent and acknowledged guide to the standard English of today.
What does SE stand for?
SE stands for Standard English
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- Sports Edition
- Spreading Efficiency (amount of information bits conveyed by each chip)
- Spring Equinox
- Sprint Express
- Spurious Emission
- Square End
- Square Enix, Ltd
- square error
- Stable Element
- Standard Edition
Samples in periodicals archive:
I can see what the school is doing and of course it's quite right to point out the value of standard English grammar for writing and when speaking in any slightly more formal context," he said.
Mrs Walker, who was born in nearby Stockton and has been head at the urban primary for 12 years, stressed the aim was not to wipe out the Teesside accent but to teach children standard English.
SINGAPORE is redoubling efforts to persuade locals to speak standard English as part of a drive to improve tourism and business.
ACCENT: This is the way a person pronounces Standard English words with the differences from different areas coming from the inflections and stresses on the word itself.
9781412975216 The literacy gaps; bridge-building strategies for English language learners and standard English learners.
Condemned as immoral, ignorant, and inferior are all those who depart from the idealized norm of standard English which, as Pooley's research (1969) so powerfully demonstrates, teachers themselves preach but do not practice.