Category: Vocabulary

  • How to improve your English Vocabulary

    How to improve your English Vocabulary

    Many people do not know what a heritage language learner is. Let’s say a person from Mexico moves to the US at the age of 5. The person knows basic Spanish and is fluent for a 5 year old but eventually English will become dominant. This person whose first language is Spanish actually does not […]

  • Compound words and their meanings

    Compound words and their meanings

    English has a number of words that make the language confusing for those who are just learning the language. They include homophones, homonyms, compound words, and word pairs which look and sound similar but have different meanings. Compound words which can be one word or two can be especially confusing. Here we will look at […]

  • Types of sentences

    Types of sentences

    A sentence is the largest unit of any language. In English, it begins with a capital letter and ends with a full-stop, or a question mark, or an exclamation mark. The sentence is generally defined as a word or a group of words that expresses a thorough idea by giving a statement/order, or asking a question, or […]

  • Most common adjectives in English

    Most common adjectives in English

    What is an adjective? It’s a word that modifying the meaning of a noun or the pronoun . Types of adjectives : Descriptive adjectives : New, old, big, little, fast, slow… Possessive : my, his, our, your, their, her,his,hers, mine, its, theirs, ours… Quantitative : first, second, third, few, all… Interrogative: which, what, whose… Demostrative […]

  • 12 most misunderstood words

    12 most misunderstood words

    Historical You think it means : historiac. It means : pertaining to the past, but not necessarily important to it or a part of it. Novel You think it means : any book. It means : a book that is a work of fiction. Less You think it means : fewer. It means : a […]

  • Conjunctions

    Conjunctions

    What is a conjunction? It is a connective word that links words, phrases and clauses. Types of conjunctions : Coordinating conjunctions : (for, but, and, nor, or, yet, so) Subordinating conjunctions : (While, Where, When, Until, Unless, Though, Since, Because, Although , After, If, Even if) Correlative conjunctions : (either… Or, both… and, whether… or, […]

  • How to speak English fluently

    How to speak English fluently

    When you learn any language you need to practice speaking it beside studying it’s strucures and vocabulary, so you need daily plan to improve your fluency, so here are some important tips to speak English fluently : 1-Stop learning English as just a “textbook subject” Try to view English more as a way of life […]

  • Apps for language exchange

    Apps for language exchange

    What is the language exchange?? If you want to have an English speaker partner, and you want to teach some one your native language, so you may need to check language exchange websites like Conversation Exchange , so this way enables you to chatting, texting, or correcting mistakes with your partner. Best language exchange apps […]

  • Colour idioms

    Colour idioms

    A white lie : A ‘little’ or ‘harmless’ lie told in order to be polite and avoid hurting someone’s feelings. For example : I just wanted to get out of work so I told my boss a little white lie. White elephant : something that is of no use. For example : My dad bought a […]

  • Most difficult words in English with meanings

    Most difficult words in English with meanings

    1-Archetypal /ˌɑːkɪˈtʌɪp(ə)l/ quintessential of a certain kind Example: She is the archetypal country doctor. 2- Blandishment /ˈblandɪʃm(ə)nt/ intentional flattery for persuasion Example: The blandishments of the travel brochure. 3-Circumlocution /ˌsəːkəmləˈkjuːʃ(ə)n/ expressing someone in an indirect way Example: His admission came after years of circumlocution. 4-Demagogue /ˈdɛməɡɒɡ/ a political leader who uses rhetoric to appeal to prejudices […]