Supposing that everyone in the world really could speak English, would that mean that learning other languages was a waste of time?

Imogen Holbrook - Year 12 Student (12ADM) Editor's Note: Following her first essay published in The GSAL Journal on 'How has warfare changed since WWII?', talented Year 12 student Imogen Holbrook returns with this convincing essay written in response to the Newnham College (Cambridge) Modern & Medieval Languages Essay Prize. All female students currently in … Continue reading Supposing that everyone in the world really could speak English, would that mean that learning other languages was a waste of time?

How does knowledge of the past help prepare us for the challenges of the 21st century?

James Hardy - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: The New College of Humanities (NCH) organise an annual essay competition open to ambitious and talented students from around the world who are in their penultimate year of secondary education (equivalent to Year 12 in the UK). This is an opportunity to show both academic potential and … Continue reading How does knowledge of the past help prepare us for the challenges of the 21st century?