English in General

  • Dave Allen on Airplanes

    We just have to share this video – from one of the funniest comedians of all time, and about Aviation (well specifically airplanes and more importantly, the language of airlines). We are including this video into our reference material on the context that once you learn to laugh (and learn jokes) from a second language then ...
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  • IELTS Scoring

    The IELTS exam tests your ability to communicate in English. The way to higher IELTS scores is three-fold:understand the test format develop the primary and supporting language skills required in the exam implement specific strategies, techniques and “tricks” to earn extra marks in the speaking and writing sections where there is scope to receive extra points, versus ...
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  • What is the IELTS Test?

    IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. It is an English language proficiency exam which measures the ability of test-takers to communicate in the four basic language skills: listening, reading, writing, and speaking. The IELTS is managed by three main institutions: the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ...
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  • The crazy word “Up”

    You lovers of the English language might enjoy this .. There is a crazy little two-letter word that perhaps has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that is ‘UP.’ It’s easy to understand UP, meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list, but when we awaken in the morning, why do we ...
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  • More Crazy English

    Let’s face it – English is a crazy language.  Have a read of this and see is it makes sense…. There is no egg in eggplant, nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren’t invented in England or French fries in France . Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren’t sweet, ...
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  • English really is a crazy language!!

    You may thing studying English is hard – here is some proof showing that English really is a crazy language. All of the sentences below are examples of real English. There are no errors or mistakes in these sentences. 1) The bandage was wound around the wound. 2) The farm was used to produce produce. 3) The dump was ...
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