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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…

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…

13 Idioms About Nature

13 Idioms About Nature

For most of us, life has been quite different over the past few months. Many people have been going outdoors more than usual to enjoy activities while social distancing. Others have been stuck inside, just dreaming of going to a park or a beach.  Whatever you’ve been doing lately, the outside world has probably been…

Following Instructions During COVID-19

Following Instructions During COVID-19

The world is a strange and scary place right now. With the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone’s life has changed. Businesses and schools are closing, many people aren’t working, and we’re all trying to stay healthy. Safety Instructions Every day, we hear instructions to help keep us safe. Let’s look at some of the information experts have…