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14 Weird and Wonderful English Words

14 Weird and Wonderful English Words

We’ve talked before about interesting words in various languages—from French to Arabic to Japanese.  But what about cool and unique English words? This is an English-learning site, after all! If you’re a vocabulary lover—or a “word nerd,” as they say—this one’s for you! In this post, we take a look at some English words you’ve…

12 Phrasal Verbs with “Fall”

12 Phrasal Verbs with “Fall”

In many parts of the world, the seasons are changing from summer to fall. The beach days are leaving us behind as the leaves turn beautiful shades of orange and the cooler fall weather sets in. To celebrate this beautiful season, let’s look about some phrasal verbs that include the word “fall.” Just a note:…

The 10 Most Common Verbs in English

The 10 Most Common Verbs in English

Did you know that there are thousands of English verbs?  Luckily, you don’t need to learn them all to be able to communicate. In fact, you can get pretty far just mastering the common ones.  Below, we’ll go through the 10 most commonly used English verbs. Interestingly, they’re all irregular verbs (also known as strong…

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…