A modest and informative look at what languages those of us who demote ourselves to the level of a Historian should learn, especially if we study Western European thought.
Cowboys come in many different varieties. The working cowboy and the urban cowboy are worlds apart, with many other flavors in between.
Want to teach your kids a foreign language or high level vocabulary words in English? Use kids' games to teach foreign language vocabulary and high level English vocabulary to your children.
Russian is a great language! It is fun to hear and learn the alphabet, the names of the months of the year, and to count in Russian. There are other fun things about Russian - like number songs.
This is an essay that I wrote for my final paper in my senior seminar, a class that I was required to take in order to get my bachelor's degree in English. It is a take on my opinions and analysis of how fairy tales surround themselves with the...
Kids use musical mnemonics to learn the parts of speech and grammar with these classic hits from School House Rock.
Many of the English words we speak today are derived from other languages. They are called loanwords or borrowings. Wikipedia has lists of English words derived from many other languages. The work wiki comes from the Hawaiian word wiki-wiki which...
When people learn that I can speak two languages, they become very interested in learning about how and why. I would wager that other than xenophobes, there aren't a lot of people who would say they don't want to be able to speak at least more than...
Easter Island holds many mysteries. But one, Ronogoro, can answer many questions...if it can ever be deciphered. It's a written language that's no the verge of extinction.
Pronouns make life easier for readers and writers. As a replacement for nouns, the pronoun can simplify sentences within a text and cuts down on redundancy. Pronouns are easy...wait didn't I say that?