Tag Archives: interest-English

  1. How Many Words Are There In The English Language?

    How many words are in the English language? It would seem like a simple question, but the answer is anything but. New words are entering the language all the time. In 2019, no one could have predicted what has become a defining word of 2020: COVID-19. At the same time, existing words evolve. What’s the first thing that comes to mind with tweet? A bird or social …

  2. Think You Know British Slang?

    Obviously game shows about words are our favorite, and now we've gone international. How many of these British slang words will you guess?
  3. How To Write A Summary

    If you’re telling someone a story, you don’t recite everything everyone said or did; that would be incredibly boring. You’d just give the highlights: who was there, where you all were, and the important events. In other words, you give a summary of what happened. What is a summary? A summary of a text is a brief restatement of the important details. You don’t repeat …

  4. What Are The Most Fun Words In The English Language?

    These three people told us their favorite words from the English language. What are your favorite words?
  5. Why Are There Multiple Spellings Of These Everyday Words?

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    English Could Really Use These 10 Wunderbar German Words

  7. Why Do Brits And Americans Spell Words Differently?

    Brits and Americans may share a mother tongue, but when it comes to spelling a handful of common terms, we just can’t seem to settle on a shared favorite—or is it favourite?—approach. Thankfully, most words in English are spelled the same wherever the language is spoken. But a select few take different spellings on opposite sides of the Atlantic. These are some of the most common discrepancies …