Do we really need 'silent' AND 'quiet', or 'angry', 'mad', 'incensed', 'nonplussed', 'disgruntled', AND 'enraged'? Do all these synonyms enrich or language or just make it too hard to learn?
I speak the same language as a friend who lives in the UK. That language is English. So why don't we understand our written communications? It would be laughable if it weren't so serious.
Learning & remembering vocabulary; memory techniques, useful words & spelling, using multi-sensory learning. Use of colour, rhythm & illustrations.
Don't know if you should use "weather" or "whether"? Read on to discover other commonly confused words and what the differences is between them!
Words words words..step up to the buffet and choose carefully...select the deliciously crafted ones that will amuse, enchant, inflame, arouse, calm. Endless possibilities await as we choose.
Tongue twisters will help you to work all your articulation muscles and will improve your pronunciation and fluency.They're used by public speakers, actors, and politicians who want to sound better when speaking. Though many of tongue twisters are...
Let's start with a basic definition of the word "juxtaposition": ...a literary technique in which two or more ideas, places, characters and their actions are placed side by side in a narrative or a poem for the purpose of developing comparisons...
'Morph' can refer to various shapes or creatures, can be a cartoon character or can apply to human form and languages. Find out more about it & read a short poem.
Commonly misused, mixed-up, and mistaken words, with their proper spellings and definitions.
Read the pros and cons, the polarized opinions, and weigh in on this bit of English grammar.