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SMS English

Not only foreigners, but also native speakers have their problems with the English language. Quite often, teachers despair when reading their pupils’ texts. Most mistakes are made when words are pronounced the same, e.g. their/there, its/it’s etc.

When worse comes to worse, some students simply shorten their texts to SMS. This is what a 12-year-old Schottish girl in her 7th year did in her composition about her last holiday.

How good is your SMS English? Try to read the text below. Move the mouse pointer over the Information(i) sign to see the answers.

Would you like to send an SMS in English? Here is a list with useful characters and their meanings:

Changed: 10th Dec 2010 19:33

URL: http://www.ego4u.com/en/chill-out/curiosities/sms-english