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13 English abbreviations you might not know

You probably know what IMHO, LOL or OMG means. It's time to find out how to respond to BYOB at the end of a party invitation or a confident AMA. A list of useful English abbreviations has been collected by Lifahacker. 1. BYOB stands for ...

25 ways to improve your own spoken English

Good spoken English is very important because it allows you to better convey your thoughts and ideas to the interlocutor. But when each sentence has to be squeezed out of ourselves through the agony of restoring words and phrases in memory, we feel insecure and restless, but we wanted to ...

Snickers, siblings and the Alexander: 20+ secrets of English breaking language stereotypes

Linguist, teacher of foreign languages ​​and cultures Kristina Konstandenkova posts amazing facts about the English language on Twitter. Foreign languages ​​are her element since childhood, she prefers books and films in the original language. Interested in the history of the language and collects unusual facts about ...

Do not be afraid of mistakes in English: 4 phrases that will do everything for you

Should you be afraid to make mistakes and avoid communicating in English, or should you open up and finally start speaking? The answer, we think, is obvious, but the author of the blog Dan the American offers to reflect. Further - from the first person. You do not need to take your mistakes to heart, otherwise you can become isolated in ...

Newspaper English: Words That Help Understand American News

You are fluent in English, but reading and listening to American news is still difficult for you? Don't worry - you are not alone! This is due to the fact that the official (newspaper) vocabulary is used in news reports and notes - words that are not in everyday life ...

'Piece of Pie' and 'Dime a Dozen': What Popular American Idioms Mean

I can't hide an awl in a sack! Thirteen of the most common English idioms in the world are invited to study Reader's Digest. The English language is replete with bizarre borrowed phrases. Take idioms, for example. These common figurative or literary phrases at first glance do not make much sense. ...

Ten Best Online Game Sites for Learning English

Do you like games? We think every English learner wants the learning process to be easy and fun, like a favorite game. We also believe that learning English is fun, so today we offer you 10 sites with collections of free online games for learning ...

21 free resources for practicing English at any age

Games, courses, films and many more interesting things for those who want to immerse themselves in the language environment without leaving home, offers "Lifehacker". Children If you find it difficult to deal with a child, do not blame yourself - this is normal! The main thing you can do is ...

'Sugar' and 'Angels': Affectionate Treatment Most Americans Use

In many couples, families or even groups, instead of using names, people often call each other different nicknames: baby doll, fish, or something more rare and funny. Not without this in the United States, writes FluentU. Often people use affectionate ...

The 20 most confusing rules in English: what to remember and what to ignore

The English language can be seriously confusing. Reader's Digest offers 20 confusing rules to figure out which ones you are using incorrectly and which you may well ignore in modern English. “Me” vs. “I” If you say: “Me and Mike went to ...

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