1602 – Anglo-Spanish War: An English fleet intercepted and attacked six Spanish galleys in the Dover Straits.; 1876 – Texas A&M University opened as the first public institution of higher education in the U.S. state.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS / ˈ aɪ. ɛ l t s /), is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is jointly managed by the British Council , IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English ,  and was established in 1989.
Basic English (Business Academic Scientific International Commercial) is a controlled language used to explain complex thoughts. It has 850 basic English words chosen by Charles Kay Ogden . Some articles in the Simple English Wikipedia use only Basic English.
Learning English, by the Voice of America broadcasting service Special English: the Voice of America form of simple English used for public radio news items for a large audience. Specialized English SPOTLIGHT word list for broadcasting in a controlled version of the English language. Plain English Campaign: a commercial advocate for the use of ...