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The History of English from its Celtic Origin until the Norman Invasion

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The History of English from its Celtic Origin Three thousand years ago, the English language would have been incomprehensible. Around the 10th century, English first began to solidify into something that would be comprehensible as we know English today. Today… Continue Reading

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Idioms and Proverbs – Culturally Specific Sayings in Everyday Conversation

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What are idioms? Idioms are culturally specific sayings; they convey some wise idea or principle. Idioms are an easy way to express a feeling or sum up a situation. Idioms are figurative, and the words have no literal meaning; they are a… Continue Reading

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English Vocabulary in Use Pre-intermediate by Stuart Redman – Book Review

English Vocab in use

English Vocabulary in Use Pre-intermediate and Intermediate Book with Answers and Enhanced eBook: Vocabulary Reference and Practice 4th Edition Introduction Grammar, vocabulary, listening, and pronunciation are all necessary for foreign learners of English.  However, vocabulary provides the building blocks of language;… Continue Reading