Yorkshire dialect looks at some key aspects of the Yorkshire accent as well as some dialect words and phrases which are still in fairly common use such as frame thissen, parky, nowt and tyke. It also covers some...
This is the final article on linguistics and the changes that have come about between descriptive and prescriptive ways of looking at grammar.
This article explains what ellipsis is, where it is used, what kind of ellipsis makes sentences less easy to understand, what unstressed words are left out, and how to teach English using ellipsis.
Crispy tarantulas, smelly shark and boiled alive baby duck – Do people really eat these strange dishes? Find out with this lesson plan that your students will love talking about. Intermediate +
Novel ideas to help you make the most of your current pronunciation skills while continuing to learn, grow and improve your fluency.
Word origins can be fascinating. Discover the word origin of the everyday English word, milestone.
Unable to find ideas for an ESL final lesson in any of the resources, this is what I devised and hopefully it may be useful for other ESL teachers.
Speaking English fluently can be a challenge. But it doesn't have to be that way since there are simple ways to improve one's verbal skills. Read more to pick up 5 simple tips...
In our Etymologic excursion, we arrive at the Letter 'L' and luxuriate in its lascivious legacy...
Effective reading comprehension strategies will go a long way in improving the reading skills of EFL and ESL students. This hub suggests activating background knowledge and reading for a purpose.