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Andrea Byaruhanga

15 Words That Have No English Equivalent

15 Words That Have No English Equivalent

We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about the many interesting and useful words that exist in the English language. But what about the ones that don’t exist?  Today, we’re going to look at some wonderful words from around the world that don’t have a direct English translation. Read on! Fantastic words…

The Parts of Language Learning No One Talks About

The Parts of Language Learning No One Talks About

It’s so great to be bilingual!  Think of all the friends you’ll make, the travelling you’ll do, and the jobs you’ll be qualified for! Knowing more than one language is like a superpower. There are so many fantastic reasons to learn a new language—do a Google search, and you’ll find all kinds of encouragement to…

6 Tips to Manage Your Stress

6 Tips to Manage Your Stress

How have you been feeling lately? Are you stressed out? Unfortunately, stress is part of life. But that doesn’t mean you should just ignore the effects it has on your body and mind. Here, you’ll find some suggestions that may help you manage your stress. Don’t forget to check out the vocabulary list at the…

New Dictionary Words You Should Know

New Dictionary Words You Should Know

Language is fluid—it’s always moving and changing! New events and situations occur all the time, and sometimes there just isn’t the right word to describe or explain them. When that happens, new vocabulary is created, compound words (two words used together) are formed, and existing words take on new meanings. If enough people agree on…

Fun Games for Practicing English at Home

Fun Games for Practicing English at Home

Do you like games? Well, what if we told you that they can be a fantastic way to practice English? Besides being fun and energizing, they’re full of opportunities to boost your skills—from listening and speaking to vocabulary and spelling.  Here are some games you can play at home for free, even if you only…

English Hiking Vocabulary

English Hiking Vocabulary

In many cities, people are being told to get outside whenever possible. It’s great for your physical and mental health! But what can you do outdoors when you’re still trying to socially distance from other people? What about hiking? Read the passage below, then scroll down to check your answers. A Hiking Tale You wake…