Dialog vs. Dialogue

This article is about Dialog vs. Dialogue — enjoy your reading! “Dialogue” is an alternate spelling of “dialog,” which means ‘a conversation between two or more people’ or ‘the exchange of ideas.’ I wrote a dialogue between a customer and a shopkeeper. I wrote a dialog between a customer and […]

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Varieties of English Vocabulary

This page shows major differences in vocabulary between different varieties of English‏‎. The vocabulary differences here are mainly between American English‏‎ (AmE) and British English (BrE), the two most prevalent varieties of English‏‎. However, bear in mind that there is a great deal of overlap between the two (often due […]

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Received Pronunciation

Received Pronunciation (RP) is a form of pronunciation used in British English. RP, then, is simply a particular accent of English. Although it has changed over the years, it can be heard listening to Queen Elizabeth, Brian Sewell and others (see the video below for an example of this); generally […]

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Different Types of English in TEFL

When you teach English as a foreign language you don’t just teach “English”. No, you teach a specific type of English depending on your class: different people need different English. You can view this in the same way as dance. If you go to a dance class you don’t just […]

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British English

British English (BrE) is a variant of the English language, spoken mainly in the United Kingdom. Along with American English‏‎, British English is one of the main variants taught in most ESL/EFL programs. Bear in mind, however, that here is, in fact, no single British English variation of English. Instead […]

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