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English as a second language: the study of English by nonnative speakers in an English-speaking environment.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby ESL
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Example sentences from the Web for ESL
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
British Dictionary definitions for ESL
English as a second language
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