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In English grammar, a root is a word or portion of a word from which other words grow, usually through the addition of prefixes and suffixes. By learning root words, you can decipher unfamiliar words, expand your vocabulary, and become a better English speaker. …
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JUST FOR FUN!
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It's easy to see why someone who lives in New York State is called a New Yorker. And why a resident of California is a Californian. But what do people in Massachusetts call themselves? And where do Huskies and Nutmeggers live?…
You may not use these words every day, but they are fun to learn!
A Palindrome is a word that is the same backwards and forwards.
You’ll never look at these words the same again.…
Any shortened form of a word or phrase is an abbreviation. Acronyms are also a type of abbreviation that…
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Here's a site for advanced English learners, and some questions answered for teachers!
It's called English Language & Usage
Thought I'd share it with all of you, after being away so long!
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Educators at Red Balloon, an English language school in Brazil, recruited students to police celebrity grammar on Twitter and the results are adorable.…Continue
It's called WordReference.com
TELL ME MORE®, is the provider of the first language learning software program to successfully fuse advanced speech recognition technology with language learning ... Founded in 1987 the company has grown to supporting 8 million learners worldwide, 1 headquarters and 5 global satellite offices, 350 employees, and solutions deployed in 65 countries.
It is a paid service, with a FREE TRIAL Period.
Worth investigating !!…
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Of the 100 terms most searched this year on UrbanDictionary.com, Aaron Peckham, the website's founder, says approximately 80 have been consistently popular year after year. But 20 are newly fashionable in 2012. Words like, derp, yolo, brony and romnesia made the cut
The 2012 elections also made for a bountiful harvest of new political expressions. So let’s close the year by taking a look at some of its lexical highlights.
New from Larry Ferlazzo :: http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2012/11/15/the-best-words-of-the-year-features-for-2012/
English is a wonderful language with some of the strangest pronunciation rules and words that come from many other languages. This is a list of 20 weird English words.
Like a hedgehog
Loudness and clarity of voice
To testify under oath
A trinket or knick-knack
Estimation that something is valueless.
Proper pronunciation based on…
The American English website provides resources for teaching and learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL), exploring American culture, and encouraging conversation within the global EFL community.
The English Speaking World is a wonderful site, with plenty of information about the United States and the United Kingdom, and listening exercises as well!