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Vocabulary

33 articles
How to memorize new vocabulary faster: 9 tips
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No matter how good your grammar is, if you don’t know any words that you can use it with, you (liter...

7 English words that nobody uses anymore (but totally should)
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Rarely has a language been such a linguistic Frankenstein as English – it has stolen words from coun...

12 funniest words in English
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It’s a slightly bonkers challenge to try to identify the funniest words in English out of a vocabula...

10 most difficult words in English
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English can be a real pest, and even native speakers find themselves stumbling over some stubbornly ...

12 weirdest words in English
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It’s not that hard to find a few weird words among the approximately 750,000 words that make up the ...

7 common English phrases that even native speakers get wrong
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From a “doggy-dog world,” to nipping problems “in the butt,” these are the expressions you’re probab...

10 weird and totally relatable words in 10 languages
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Part of the magic of learning a new language lies in discovering peculiar and unique new words. No m...

13 Japanese words with no English translation
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Whether it’s seeing majestic Mount Fuji from your window on a bullet train, eating your weight in Ka...

9 British slang words you need to know
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If there’s one essential thing you need to get a firmer grasp on UK culture, it’s knowledge of the s...

13 beautiful words with no English translation
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English may have over 750,000 words, but it doesn’t always offer up the best words for a concept or ...

G’day, mate: 10 Aussie expressions to master
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In honor of Australia Day (celebrated on the 26th January) and our laid back brothers and sisters Do...

12 most beautiful words in English
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English is a language with an unusual backstory, a fascinating history and a vocabulary that’s unriv...