Archive for May, 2013

Learning Tips | New Academic Year

May 29, 2013
Learning Tips | New Academic Year

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.” – Vernon Howard. With the start of the new academic year, a lot of new topics will be introduced to the budding student.   You may have new teachers, new students in the class and a whole set of new...
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Alliteration-Figure of Speech

May 22, 2013
Alliteration-Figure of Speech

Have you delighted at the interplay of words created by tongue twisters?  Bring a tongue twister that you have tried to quickly say aloud with your friends to your mind.  Probably, “She sells seashells on the seashore” comes to your mind.  What is special about the way the words are threaded together in that...
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Idioms and Phrases in English|Idioms with Meanings and Examples

May 14, 2013
Idioms and Phrases in English|Idioms with Meanings and Examples

Read the following paragraph and observe the underlined phrases. “It was raining cats and dogs yesterday.    I had a brush with death when an electric pole fell right in front of me.  I stopped dead in my tracks and shuddered to think that I had come with an inch of losing my life.” Do...
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English Subject-Verb Agreement

May 6, 2013
English Subject-Verb Agreement

An important aspect of attaining fluency in English and speaking and writing with a good command of the language is to internalize the proper use of subject-verb agreement. English subject-verb agreement is something which usually many learners with lack of proper exposure struggle with but can be mastered with practice. The following are a...
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