Vocabulary

Run Out of ‘Drunk’ Words?

It is commonly said that the Inuit have 50 or more words for snow but this is an urban myth http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/urban+myth However, what is true is that the English language is rich in terms related to the state of having consumed a little too much alcohol or being drunk! This Read more…

Vocabulary

More on Remembering New Vocabulary

One of the biggest problems many language learners  have is remembering and retaining new vocabulary. Students often talk to me about keeping notebooks and lists of new vocabulary they come across and yet  finding it very difficult to remember or to use these new words or expressions. If this is Read more…

Vocabulary

Remembering New Vocabulary

Here is a really excellent blog on language acquisition. This post makes some very useful suggestions about how to remember new vocabulary…..it’s all about context!!!! Have a look at this: http://www.lingholic.com/how-to-remember-words-when-learning-a-language/