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Dictionary Entry

July 25, 2015
Dictionary Entry

Study the way the various meanings of an English lexical item are presented in several dictionaries. Create an entry (or more than one entry) in your dictionary to illustrate your point of view. The item I chose to analyze is home. Its meanings are those of a noun, an adverb, an adjective, a verb. – Longman […]

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Tongue twisters

March 8, 2014
Tongue twisters

We’ve all stumbled upon tongue twisters at least once. They are groups of words difficult to articulate, for both native speakers and foreigners, because of the sounds forming them and can be funny or irritating, but always useful when it comes to practicing one’s pronunciation. They are often used as word-games. The key is to […]

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A Common Language: British and American English

February 10, 2014
A Common Language: British and American English

It is quite an often occurrence for foreigners not to know which variety of English they should use whether they work as teachers or they simply use the language for different reasons (from reading books directly in English to political affairs). To this issue, among others, we are going to find the answer in A […]

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