Category: English Learning

10 Tips to Learn English Through Movies and Films

Choose movies you already know. If you’re a beginner or a lower level, it’s best to choose a movie that you’ve already watched before. Why? It’s simple because you already know the plot (the main story). This time, you can focus on the language itself instead of trying to follow a new story. Use subtitles. […]

9 Modern American Classics for Learning English with Movies-Part 1

  1. “The Social Network” (2010) Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, Andrew Garfield. Story: Want to know the history behind the invention of Facebook? This story tells the story of the young Mark Zuckerberg, a geeky Harvard student, who wants to revolutionize the way we communicate with other people. The story shows how Zuckerberg accidentally […]

How to use Adapt and Adopt

Adapt, when used as a transitive verb, means to modify something in order to make it useful for a new purpose. When adapt is used as an intransitive verb, it means to adjust oneself to a new situation or circumstance. Adapt may also mean to render a source text suitable for film, stage or television. […]

TALK: I am on a diet.

/If you don’t understand any word or sentence, you can copy to translate/ Gitika, would you like to have some more? No, thanks. I’ve had enough. Actually you haven’t had much. To tell you the truth, I am on a diet. That sounds ridiculous. Why? Well, I am gaining weight these days, and I have […]

TALK: Would you like to go dance with us tonight?

/If you don’t understand any word or sentence, you can copy to translate/ Chaman, would you like to go dance with us tonight? Ekta, I am just not in the mood for this. You look so upset. What’s going on? I lost the cricket game yesterday. Oh, what a pity! I just don’t want to […]

TALK: Would you like an appetizer before your meal?

/If you don’t understand any word or sentence, you can copy to translate/ Hi, I’m Bhavin. I’ll be your waiter this evening. Are you ready to order or do you need a few more minutes? I’m ready now. I’d like the roast chicken and a side order of corn. And would you like an appetizer […]

How to Fake a Convincing American Accent

1.Adopt a relaxed oral position. Your face should be mostly at rest when speaking American English. This includes your lips, your jaw, and your tongue. Your tongue, however, should rest in the middle of your mouth behind your front two teeth. To verify using proper oral posture, sigh. On the exhale, make an /ə/ (love) […]

How to use borrow and lend

The verbs “lend” and “borrow” are among the most commonly confused words in the English language. Why? Because they are often translated using just a single verb into other languages. To put it completely bluntly: to lend = to give something to somebody to borrow = to receive something from somebody provided the thing in […]

How to use Reward and Award

First of all, both award and reward can be used as nouns and verbs, although there are some differences in the way we use them grammatically – we’ll come to that later. Let’s have a look at reward and then compare it with award: REWARD A reward is given for a positive thing that somebody […]

Avenge vs. Revenge: What’s the Difference?

Some of the trickiest English words to differentiate are those words that sound alike or have very similar meanings. The words avenge vs. revenge are just such a set of words. While they aren’t exactly homophones, they do have similar sounds, both ending in “venge.” But, what makes them so difficult to tell apart is how […]

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