A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartvik An indispensable store of information on the English language, written by some of the best-known grammarians in the world.
FluentU takes real-world videos—like inspiring talks, movie trailers, news and more—and turns them into personalized and fun English learning lessons. It’s got a huge collection of authentic English videos that people in the English-speaking world actually watch on the regular.
Yet the world is always more than we know, never exhausted, ever opulent in new possibilities for living. Now we acknowledge a singular fact that takes us empirically beyond the abstract designation of “human life.” Our worldly installation occurs in two human modes, man and woman.
Interview Phrases. Below are a list of phrases to help improve your IELTS speakingand under the table is some further explanation for some of the phrases. Most of these phrases and the examples below are more relevant to part 3 of the speaking test because this is where you are asked your opinion more than part 1, and you are more likely to misunderstand a question or need further.
These quotes about English and about foreign languages can help to give you a new perspective on your studies. Some are light-hearted, others more serious. None of these quotes are famous, so you probably can't use them in conversation, but they're a nice way to pick up a few new English vocabulary words while reading some interesting thoughts.
The Translation Wars.. only Gogol’s “Dead Souls,” with its singular vocabulary. There were also stodgy classics that had long ago gone out of fashion in the English-speaking world.
Rabindranath Tagore's biography and life story.Rabindranath Tagore. Tagore introduced new prose and verse forms and the use of colloquial language into Bengali literature,. His songs are widely popular and undergird the Bengali ethos to an extent perhaps rivaling Shakespeare's impact on the English-speaking world.
But we should remember that Shklovsky attributed a deeply humane and benevolent purpose to the virtuosic machinery of literature: he argued that, by unhinging our habits of cognition, literature refreshes human perception, revitalizes the experience of being alive. —Bruce Stone. Bowstring: On the Dissimiliarity of the Similar By Viktor Shklovsky, Translated by Shushan Avagyan.