Many English learners have trouble using the word “generation.” Does it mean what you think it means?
There are many different ways to speak well and many different people who do so. Today, let's look at Steve Jobs's speaking style.
"Uptalk" is when you say everything with a rising tone like it's a question. It makes you sound weak and underconfident. Here's how to solve it.
Communicating in English means you have to communicate not only in a new language, but also across a culture. That means more than just translating words and phrases.
Collocations are key to communicating in English. So what are they, and where do you find them?
Prick up your ears for these 10 idioms using the word "ear"!
Stressing a word when speaking, by saying it longer, louder or with higher intonation, will show the listener which word is key.
If someone beats around the bush, they do not talk about a subject in an open or direct way. Instead, they may talk about a lot of irrelevant or unimportant details to avoid getting to the main point. People usually beat around the bush, either consciously or subconsciously, when they are trying to avoid a subject that is sensitive, controversial, or uncomfortable. As a result, the person may approach the topic cautiously by discussing it in a vague or roundabout way.
Singing karaoke is a great way to learn English vocabulary and pronunciation—listen to a song, learn the lyrics, and sing!
A portmanteau is the combination of two words to make a new word. Using portmanteaus is quick and convenient, and it makes you seem more natural.