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Commonly Confused Words

October 22nd, 2019 in English Learning

Dead and died

These words are often confused.

Dead is an adjective.

  • A dead match
  • She was dead tired.
  • Mrs Fernandez is dead.


August 26th, 2019 in English Learning


The smallest unit of word structure.

For example, dog consists of a single morpheme (dog), doghouse consists of two morphemes (dog) and (house), happiness consists of two morphemes (happy) and (-ness), and recrystallized consists of four morphemes (re-), (crystal), (-ize) and (-ed).

Interjection, Inflection, Interrogatives

August 26th, 2019 in English Learning


A word or phrase which expresses emotion. An interjection does not form part of a sentence.

Examples are: alas, hurrah, damn, my god etc.

Some Figures Of Speech

August 20th, 2019 in English Learning

In antithesis, the same sentence contains a striking opposition or contrast of words or sentiments. Antithesis is employed to secure emphasis.

English Vocabulary Exercise

July 2nd, 2019 in English Learning

Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Esteem

Mealtime Conversation

July 1st, 2019 in English Learning

In English, there are no fixed expressions that we can use before and after meals. During the meals it is quite common for family members or guests to say something complimentary about the food.

More Mealtime Conversations

June 10th, 2019 in English Learning

You look a million bucks

Storyline: Sam has lost some weight and looks fit. This surprises his friend Mary.

Mary: Wow, you look like a million bucks. Have you been working out?