The Fascinating History of 11 Common English Idioms
Many of us use numerous common English idioms without even thinking much about the history behind them. Most of these idioms are based on dark events rooted in slavery to bloodshed. This article helps you understand some of these idioms' fascinating (and sometimes dark) origins.
About Prepositions in English Grammar: Definition and Examples
A preposition is a word or group of words used to link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. Some examples of prepositions are single words like in, at, on, of, to, by and with or phrases such as in front of, next to.
Some Interesting Features of Linguistic Egotism in English Language
Our language may hide certain traits of our ethnic mentality -- or, is it merely that those linguistic fathers back there had those traits, while we are just innocently using the language as another given in life.
10 Effective Tips for Learning English as a Second Language
If you’re an adult who wants to start learning English, there are some simple things you can do that will make your journey easier. Whether you’re living in the United States or any other English-speaking country.
Learn English: 10 Common Idioms in the English Language
An idiom is a phrase that represents a figurative concept. They tend to be understood within groups, like those who speak the same language, or could be localized even further to particular countries and regions. Learn ten common idioms in the English language to improve your conversation skills.
Why is Learning English Important?
English is the language of international communication. Most countries are globally competitive and so are the must people thus, making English as one of the most important skill that one should have. In this article, I'm going to talk about some of the reasons why English is important.
Military Terms in the Novel Doomsday Weapons of Yu. Scherbak
Author tries to show the development of military terms in the independent Ukraine. Their analysis shows the pluses and minuses of the Ukrainian state policy in the sphere of defence's building. He considers all levels in spreading this type of terms in connection with hopes of Ukrainians.
11 Ways to Help You Prepare for Your IELTS Test
Have you planned your IELTS test? Preparing for the IELTS test is not simple and requires a lot of time and practice. It is advisable to draw up a lesson plan and stick to it. Here we present 11 ways to help you prepare for your IELTS test
The Lost World of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the Silent Movie
In this article it says about the history of a new trend of the cinema production. The Lost World opened the area of dinosaurs that has been lasting from 1925 till our days. The author analysed the script, the play of actors, the role of producer, and the writer using the intermedial method.
The Script of the Elephant's Child After R.Kipling for the School Theater
The author underlines that extra-curricular works in English may have the same value as the lesson's activities. In playing, artistic form pupils receive a lot of interesting information.
Things That You Should Know Before Taking on a New Language
Thinking about learning a new language? This article will provide insight and possibly inspiration.
Three Words I Learned this Month – Photoperiod, Logophile, and Apricity
This article discusses three words that weren't part of my personal vocabulary before January 2021. They're new to me if not to you!
How the Coronavirus Pandemic Gave Rise to “New” Words
Discover "new" and trending words that have been inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Academic, Cultural and Global Effects of Bilingual Education System
This twenty-first century is the best time for globalization which is really bringing the whole world very close. Bilingual education system has huge contribution to get the world almost in our hand as it is helping in communication by using English as first or second language over the world.
Knowing Self Through NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)
NLP is a highly positive resource that should only ever be used in an ethical manner to brainwash individuals (self or others) to amend change in their thoughts and behaviors so to achieve DESIRED GOALS.Studies show NLP can be successfully used in every walk of life to transform oneself and others.
Distinguishing Between Knowledge, Intelligence, and Wisdom
We all tend to use the terms "knowledge", "intelligence", and "wisdom" interchangeably. But should we?
You Can't Really Say that in "X"
Anybody who knows more than one language and has been asked to translate from one language to another, or has even just asked someone, “How do you say this in X language?” has either answered the request or encountered the response, “You can’t really say that in X.”
A Non-Native Guide to Teaching English in Thailand
This is a guide meant to offer some help and insight to those considering teaching in Thailand. This guide is geared towards non-native speakers but some of the information can be of use to native speakers too.
Why Learners of English as a Second Language (ESL) Face Punctuation Problems
Punctuation problems are a common experience to speakers of English as a second language. When the teaching is rule-based learners forget easily. Other problems include mother tongue interference and translation.
Heritage - 44: Yorkshire Dialect (3), Maister Class (Stick Wi' It Ahsumivver* It Goes!)
Full marks, you've graduated this far! Before long you'll qualify for your Yorksher Citizenship, so keep it up. This is the final leg of your pilgrimage, so enjoy. The only test will be real life...
Heritage - 43: Yorkshire Dialect (2), How It Works... 'Summat Lahk It, Any Road'
Yorkshire dialect, English but almost as mysterious as that of the Inuits. A language that needs translating into Standard English. Welcome to the Practical Aspect of understanding 'Tyke' (Yorkshire)
Language Discrimination: English as a Language of Social Power
Language discrimination can lead to generalized negative evaluations of those with an imperfect command of English. This, in turn, can lead to negative self-evaluations and self-fulfilling prophecies.