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Prepositions of Time and Place: In, On, At

Prepositions of Time and Place: In, On, At

English prepositions can be annoying! There are a lot of them (about 150), and it’s not always clear when to use which ones.  Although there are many, three prepositions—in, on, and at—come up again and again. Let’s look at how to use those three common prepositions to talk about time and place. Prepositions of time…

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…