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English as a second language: the study of English by nonnative speakers in an English-speaking environment.
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
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How to use ESL in a sentence
So Heller took a job as an ESL teacher in Los Angeles and had no intention of returning to Hollywood.
In dem spotteten die baurn seiner reuterei und schnitten seinem esl den schwanz ab.In Byways of Scottish History|Louis A. Barb
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English as a second language
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