Today (at last, after a long break) I will tell you about the nature of English nouns. Continue reading “Nouns, nouns, nouns”
If you are looking for a special handmade gift for somebody who is very important to you, I have an idea 🙂 Continue reading “Very Important Dictionary”
Is a word only a word? Or it has more to say than we usually think? Continue reading “Exploring the words”
Have you ever wanted to be a poet? Do you think that it’s demanding? What if I tell you that it’s simpler than you think? Yes, you can become a poet now! Continue reading “Write like a poet”
The people that have a lot in common with each other having the same interests, jobs and experience developed its own characteristic and informal vocabulary called slang. Is there any chance of understanding those people if you’re not a member of their social group? Continue reading “Cockney Rhyming Slang”
The last issue concering conditional sentences is the possibility of mixing them. Let’s see how to do it.
Studying various styles of learning vocabulary, you can easily reach the conclusion that there is no one perfect method for everybody, simply because everybody is different. If a perfect method doesn’t exist, each learner should think about their own way of learning, right?
The art of translation demands many years spent with languages. Even the smallest nuance can decide about meaning. A ton of dictionaries and reference books, a profound knowledge and a sharp mind – these are the things that create a good translator.
Today we are going to deal with one of the most common problems for especially aspiring translators: literal translation. It’s not a secret that it is not always possible to translate word for word, especially if we translate from a language from one language family to a language from other language family.
Have you ever thought that your accent is not sufficiently British or American? Have you exerted yourself to achieve better pronunciation? And finally, have you ever been satisfied with your imperfect accent?
English is a global language that has many varieties. The most popular and well known types of English are British and American English. There are also less known and used types like for example Australian English. Does it differ from other varieties significantly? What is characteristic to it? It’s time to get to know how to speak like an Aussie 🙂 Continue reading “Australian English”