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English for Travelers | A Trip to the United States

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 @ 12:11 PM
posted by Jo

Are you planning to take a vacation to the United States sometime soon? Perhaps you would like to visit a big city like New York City or Los Angeles or maybe you want to see the Grand Canyon or Yellowstone National Park. There are so many places to visit in the U.S., but before you go, take some time to brush up on vocabulary and American English expressions that you can use at hotels, at airports, while taking public transportation or while driving in the U.S. Check out the vocabulary and expressions below to get started. read more

Brush up on your Valentine’s Day Vocabulary

Thursday, February 10, 2011 @ 10:02 AM
posted by Jo

Valentine's Day Vocabulary

Ahead of Saint Valentine's Day on Monday, 14th February, brush up on your Valentine's Day vocabulary. These are words that you may hear or wish to use in the coming days.

 

 

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Top 25 Verbs and Their Meaning

Monday, January 17, 2011 @ 11:01 AM
posted by Jo

Top 25 Verbs

A verb is a word or group of words that describes an action, experience, or state, such as 'come', 'see', 'jump' and 'put on'. There are estimated to be more than 20,000 verbs in the English language. Here is a list of the top 25 verbs from the Oxford English Dictionary.

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Top 25 Nouns and Their Meaning

Thursday, January 6, 2011 @ 07:01 PM
posted by Jo

Top 25 Nouns

A noun is a word used to name a person, animal, place, thing or concept.   Over half the words in the English language are nouns.  Here is a list of the top 25 nouns from the Oxford English Dictionary.

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Top 25 Adjectives and Their Meaning

Sunday, January 2, 2011 @ 07:01 PM
posted by Jo

Top 25 Adjectives

Adjectives describe an attribute of a noun, for example, long hair, new car, old house.  There are estimated to be more than 100,000 adjectives in the English language - far too many to learn of course, but here is a good list to get you started...

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New Year’s Eve Vocabulary

Thursday, December 30, 2010 @ 11:12 AM
posted by Jo

With only one day to go until New Year’s Eve, you might wish to revise some common words and vocabulary that you might hear if you are out celebrating this occasion.

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Learn How to Offer Christmas Greetings in English

Tuesday, December 28, 2010 @ 09:12 PM
posted by Jo

Every culture, country and language has its own way of offering good wishes and holiday greetings, so with Christmas fast approaching, let’s look at all the ways you can wish people well over the Christmas season in English and the best way to use each type.

 

 

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Christmas Adjectives and How to Use Them

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 11:12 AM
posted by Jo

It is not too late to learn some last minute Christmas adjectives.  You may hear them being used during your Christmas celebrations or you may see them on Christmas greeting cards.  Here is a list of some commonly used English word adjectives which describe Christmas, and a guide on how you might wish to use them.

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