the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English

All Blog Posts Tagged 'differences' (6)

PICTURE OF THE DAY

 #RespectDifferences…

Continue

Added by MARY on June 19, 2015 at 23:30 — 8 Comments

AMERICAN VS BRITISH SPELLING DIFFERENCES

I think whether we pick to use the 'american english way' over the british one or vice versa, it's good to get to know the differences of both :)…

Continue

Added by MARY on February 26, 2015 at 0:30 — 6 Comments

Cultural differences around the world

This Slideshow on the BBC News sites  "More than a Handshake" discusses some of the cultural differences among nationalities in a business setting.  If your country isn't listed, how are your customs the same or different from those listed?

The U.S. is listed but you will see variances in different parts of the U.S.   The South tends to be less formal in my experience than many other areas.…

Continue

Added by Tim New on August 10, 2013 at 4:00 — 2 Comments

Understanding and Misunderstanding Other Cultures

My culture is better than yours and my way of doing things is the only correct way [yes most people tend to believe this]. Ethnocentrism is one of the first terms that I ever define to students when we study cultures. It is something that is normal for every culture and is something we all must try to overcome. Simply put, it means that we view our own culture as superior to other cultures.



It is only natural that when you are brought up in a society, that the things you were… Continue

Added by Mr. Bob on September 11, 2010 at 17:00 — 9 Comments

What is the difference?

All of us who have studied languages discover words and phrases with more than one meaning. These may have different meanings for native speakers in a single place or have a meaning in one place that is different from the meaning in another. These differences can be difficult and sometimes embarrassing for learners of the new language.



I am a native English speaker and have been surprised in my own language when visiting other English speaking countries. Many years ago my wife…

Continue

Added by Mr. Bob on July 31, 2010 at 17:30 — 7 Comments

Distinguishing blue from green in language - Interesting thing about the English language

I am a native speaker of English so this was news to me. Today I have found that many languages do not have different words for the colors blue and green. I thought this might be interesting for people whose culture doesn't differentiate and might help them understand this better.



The webpage I found this information at is here:…



Continue

Added by BK on July 24, 2009 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

Monthly Archives

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2000

1999

1970

How to Report a Member
FIRST, go to the member's page. Click "Report Member" at the bottom of the page. Fill in the form and send.

Popular on EnglishClub
ESL Games
Listen to News
English Grammar
English Vocabulary
Search English Club

MyEC Terms of Service

Technical HELP

Please DON'T Plagiarize!

Test your level

MyEC Moderators
Robbie
Grace
Expector Smith
Nadira 
T Mal

Josef Essberger

Official MyEC Page

Official MyEC Welcoming Committee

Learning English Games

English Prepositions List

Play and learn English. Play at home or in class. Fun and educational. Available here!

Forum

Forcing someone to comnent his or her blog

Started by Batuhan in General Discussion. Last reply by Batuhan on Monday. 21 Replies

I really hate when someone sends me messages over and over again to comment his or her posts.It is too irritating from my point of view.Whoever does this must stop doing that not to make people feel furiousContinue

What is the true meaning of life?

Started by Risty Aven in General Discussion. Last reply by ann 6 hours ago. 175 Replies

I'm just wondering, are we here to live and to die? The dictionary defines life as the physical existence of humans and other living organisms. Is that so? the absence of physical/material aspect, tantamount to say that it's not life at all, isn't…Continue

Tags: Meaning, Essence, Life

general discussion

Started by Clever Boy in General Discussion. Last reply by MARY on Monday. 7 Replies

Human VS Satan !Continue

change

Started by I'm trying to change in General Discussion. Last reply by Camel 13 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hi guys !First, do you know any synonym for the word" change"?Second, if you want to change something you have, what's it ?Third, Change is a good way to be a better person or not?♡ ♡♡♡Continue

Tags: Disscusion

© 2016   Created by Josef Essberger.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report Member  |  Terms of Service