La parola dell’anno (#WOTY) secondo Oxford Dictionaries

No, la parola dell’anno 2015, secondo Oxford Dictionaries, non è “emoji“: è – letteralmente – un emoji! Continua a leggere La parola dell’anno (#WOTY) secondo Oxford Dictionaries

The History of English… in 10 Minutes!


video by The Open University – Voiced by Clive Anderson, this entertaining romp through ‘The History of English’ squeezes 1600 years of history into a 10-minute funny video, uncovering the sources of English words and phrases from Shakespeare and the King James Bible to America and the Internet.

Continua a leggere The History of English… in 10 Minutes!

Commonly Confused Words in English

Take a look at these two sentences – one of them contains a mistake:

– I poured over book after book.
– We pored over the catalogues.

Are you uncertain which one is right?

There are a lot of words in English that look or sound alike but have very different meanings, such as pore and pour or flaunt and flout.

Watch this video by Oxford Dictionaries

Read more about commonly confused words in English HERE (via Oxford Dictionaries – Language matters)