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

Varieties of English are the different kinds of English used around the world. Often these are geographically based. The varieties are more or less similar and while most English speakers can understand each other, there are occasional problems. The four people in the picture (Whoopi Goldberg, Kylie Minogue, the Queen […]

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Varieties of English Grammar

This article looks at major grammatical differences between British English and American English. For a list of vocabulary differences between the two varieties of English, see Varieties of English Vocabulary.   Present Perfect vs Past Simple BrE sometimes uses the present perfect whilst AmE uses the past simple. BrE: Have […]

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Words in English

A word is a unit of language that has a phonetic value‏‎ (i.e. a sound) and has a meaning. It can also be written down in which case it will have a certain spelling. They are – as you might well imagine – the building blocks in English language learning […]

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Word Frequency‏‎ in English

Word Frequency is listing words‏‎ according to how popular they are in the language. The method of determining the list is by taking a corpus‏‎ of language and simply counting the words in it and how often each one is used. This usually brings up the following as the most […]

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