REALLY, REALLY, REALLY Interesting! 18

REALLY, REALLY, REALLY Interesting!
Interesting words and languages There’s no Explanation! Just read it to the end… The first word spoken on the moon was “okay”. (Or not – see comments). Seoul, the South Korean capital, just means “the capital” in the Korean language. The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with. ...

Common Reduced forms in American English 10

Common Reduced forms in American English
Reduced forms usually use during native speakers conversations. Non-native English speakers  can use these reduced forms during their conversations in order to improve their speaking skills. In the context bellow we tried to explain the most common reduced forms in American English. “Going to” is pronounced “GONNA” when it is used to show the future. ...

Facts about Abbreviations & Acronyms 3

Facts about Abbreviations & Acronyms
Abbreviate the following: Titles before names: Mrs., Mr., Ms., Prof., Dr., Gen., Rep., Sen., St. (for Saint) Notice that Miss is not an abbreviation, so we don’t put a period after it. Ms. is not an abbreviation, either, but we do use a period after it — probably to keep it consistent with Mr. and ...

Addressing an Envelope 2

Addressing an Envelope Be sure to write neatly when addressing your envelope so your letter will reach its correct destination. Include the following three items: ADDRESS: This is the name and address of the person (recipient) you are sending the letter to. On separate lines write: Recipient’s Full Name Street Address City, State and Zip ...

Common British and American Spelling

American words are spelt (spelled) phonetically, as they are sound.  British spelling is closest to the Middle English form of the word, where as the American spelling is closest to its Latin ancestor. The spelling of ‘Mum’ and ‘Mummy’ Mom and Mommy are old-English words, words that are stilled used in Birmingham and most parts ...

Abbreviations 4

Abbreviations
An abbreviation (from Latin brevis, meaning “short”) is a shortened form of a word or phrase. Usually, but not always, it consists of a letter or group of letters taken from the word or phrase. For example, the word abbreviation can itself be represented by the abbreviation abbr. or abbrev Types of abbreviations: There are ...