Ever struggled with contracted words? Why not read through the following list of tips and hints to help improve your writing?
Struggling with English-French Faux Amis? These are the top 10 that used to or still do get me every time.
Words come and go all the time, but these ones, for better or worse, are very much part of archaic vernacular.
English wasn't always written using the letters with which we're now familiar. Indeed, many that are now entirely foreign to us once dominated the language, lending it an unrecognisable edge.
What's a loanword? Where do they come from? Find out here!
Are you writing correctly? Why not take a look to learn about some common errors and how to fix them?
Don't let grammatical errors get you down! Find out about some of the most commonly confused words, complete with tips on how to use them successfully in order to improve your writing.
Numerous, ugly, and positively irritating, simple grammatical errors are one of the worst things over which to lose marks in an important piece of writing. Luckily, help is on the way!
Ever contemplated the bizarre origins of English? You should.
Australia has a bit of a reputation for dangerous animals. Care to find out why?
Brief list of 10 of the best known tourist destinations. Have you seen them?
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Don't let symbolism intimidate you. Read ahead to find some important symbols in this famous play!
Have you always found symbolism in the works of Shakespeare to be a point of confusion? If so, read ahead!
Confused about the various types of irony? Look no further!
Confused by the literary devices often employed throughout written material? Check here for explanations and summaries of some of the most commonly used techniques.
Explore just how odd English can be
For anyone confused by homophones or merely interested in the vast number that the English language possesses.
Travelling to France or a French-speaking country in the near future? These simple phrases might simplify your attempts to book a hotel in the native language.
Due to the uniqueness of each language, translation between dialects is an often problematic and highly confronting task. Here are some of the words that present translators with the greatest issue.
English is full of words that have been borrowed from foreign languages, the origins of which may surprise. Read on to learn twenty French and German loanwords used by English speakers.
Ever wondered about the foundation of some of our current words, or thought about how an Ancient civilisation might have explained concepts before science? Read ahead to find out.
Travelling to a French speaking country and eager to learn how to ask some basic questions? Check out this hub on making yes/no inquiries in French.
Struggling with stem-changing and spelling change French verbs? Look no further.
Ever wondered which actors have received the most Academy Awards? Read here to find out.
How did democracy in Classical Greece, the cornerstone of Western Civilisation, develop? Read here to find out!
Stuck on French verbs? Read ahead to learn the conjugation of regular -ER, -IR and -RE verbs in the present tense!
We all love a good quote. Here is a compilation of what I judge to be some of the very best words of wisdom and hilarity that prominent members of society have offered through the ages.
The character of the Ghost in 'Hamlet' is one of the great enigmas within the Bard's complex tragedy. Why not check out my brief analysis of the various ways in which his character can be interpreted, in order to add to your own ideas about the mysterious apparition?
Interested in Greek mythology? You should be. Check out some of the best myths that the subject has to offer and lose yourself in awe, empathy and hilarity.
Love literature? Look no further! Peruse my summaries of what I consider to be some of the best reads that the subject has to offer.
Concerned that your time social networking is being spent unwisely? Check out my guide on how to NOT become entangled in the wicked web of social media.
The ideas of the old Bard are obsolete and studying his words today is redundant, right? Wrong! I bet you'll be surprised at how many common phrases he originally coined.
Interested in visiting Greece but lost for ideas on where to go and what to do? Check out this guide for some of the places and activities that made my Greek holiday an unforgettable experience.
Nervous about starting university or thought you had a poor first year? Why not check out these easy steps for fun success?
If you're struggling with the elusive task of achieving fluency in a foreign language, look no further. Peruse these tips and start your hike along the road to success today!