10 False Friends in English and Spanish [Infographic]

Is English really that difficult? English is a Germanic language, which means it has lots of similarities with German and Dutch. However, you might be surprised to learn that many English words actually come from Latin. That’s good news for Span... Read More

  • By: Brenda

Myths and Mysteries of the English Language

Learning another language as an adult can be frustrating. We’re problem-solvers. We look for patterns in language and try to formulate rules. Unfortunately, there’s not always much logic to be found in English. In his book , linguist David Crystal ex... Read More

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10 Phrasal Verbs You Should Learn Today!

Why are phrasal verbs so frustrating? It’s like they’ve been sent from the devil to destroy the morale of English language students everywhere. I mean, how can changing one little preposition or adverb affect the meaning of a verb so drastically? No ... Read More

  • By: Brenda