Seminar 'Multilingual City'

Cities are multilingual, but the history of the premodern city too rarely discusses the details of how language works in urban communities and the environment. At the same time, the social history of a language rarely took into account the spatial dimension of multilingualism in the past. As shown by historical sociolinguists, as the center of political, ...

Culinary terms in English for reading recipes

An English-Russian culinary dictionary to help housewives who want to cook according to the recipes of English-language sites and books. Lifehacker has decided not to stop at translating common ingredients like vegetables and fruits. The article contains only those terms that will help you follow the recipe exactly and cook ...

Ten Free Online Libraries with Books in English

We invite you to visit nine online libraries where you can read online and download books in English. 1. BookRix This site is a large online library of classical literature and books by so-called independent authors. The site has a sorting of books by language (languages), ...

Bilingualism can save you from Alzheimer's: how knowledge of two languages ​​affects the brain

Knowledge of two or more languages ​​enriches us, allowing us to learn another culture, share our thoughts and understand the world deeper. But these are not all the benefits of bilingualism. As scientists from two Spanish research centers found out - the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) and the University ...

The verb set has 464 meanings: we analyze the most popular of them

What does Set mean? According to the Oxford Dictionary, the word has as many as 464 meanings! TryEng has collected the most popular of them. Basic meanings of the word set 1. Most often, set is used to mean "set". At the same time, it is used both to say about ...

ForumDaily now also speaks your language: let's share experiences and tips

Immigration is a difficult period in life, when many are faced with loneliness and lack of information. Realizing this, ForumDaily strives to support its readers as much as possible by telling them the stories of others who have moved to the United States and providing useful information that will help improve life in America. We…

18 English words that have a different meaning in America

British and Americans speak the same language - English, but many British words and phrases have a completely different meaning in the United States. Sometimes the differences are very significant, and can provoke not only misunderstandings, but also problems. Business Insider collected the most ...

How to get rid of accent in English

English teachers all over the world never tire of arguing that there is no need to be shy about your accent. But this does not mean that you cannot improve yourself or try new things. If you've always wanted to speak like Lady Mary of Downton Abbey or Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's, go for it! Choose with which ...

English expressions, which are confusing, we laugh Americans

Has it ever happened that you are talking to a foreigner and it seems that you have not confused anything, but his eyes widen and he clearly does not understand you? It's easy to get into an awkward situation when you don't speak your native language and don't know all the intricacies of using certain words. This happens especially often with homophone words that sound the same or almost ...

In New York, the number of bilingual schools has increased: list

New York is expanding programs in which students will be taught in two different languages, including Russian and Hebrew. Mayor de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza announced this on the first day of applications for Pre-K and 3-K at ...

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