Vocabulary

Words of the Day

Word of the Day: VULTURE

Word of the Day: VULTURE

Today's English word of the day is: vulture. Keep reading to learn the meaning of 'vulture', hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word,...

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Word of the Day: CALLIPYGIAN

Word of the Day: CALLIPYGIAN

Today's English word of the day is: callipygian. Keep reading to learn the meaning of 'callipygian', hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use.   Quick note: Unlike my other ESL words of the day, this word is not known or used by most...

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History + Culture

Olé! 8 Spanish Words Used in English

Olé! 8 Spanish Words Used in English

It's not surprising that a lot of English words originated in Spanish. There were a number of political marriages between the English and Spanish over the years (Catherine of Aragon, anyone?), a military rivalry (ever heard of the Spanish Armada?), and, of course,...

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Grammar + Spelling

Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Guest post by Rob of Ginseng English   What are transitive and intransitive verbs?   When you are learning a new verb, one of the most important things to learn about that verb is whether it is transitive or intransitive. Transitive verbs have direct...

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