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Words that resemble one another are common in all of the world’s languages. Through historical trade and relations with neighbouring countries, vocabulary elements have spread far and wide from their original locations. For example, “orange” comes to English from the Far East. The exact origin language is unknown, but it probably started in Telugu, Tamil, […]

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We hear proverbs and sayings from early childhood: first from parents and grandparents, then from teachers and colleagues. Growing older and wiser, we, in turn, share them with our younger and so on. Through that, old proverbs, idioms, and sayings persist, new ones are born and passed down from generation to generation, remaining a significant […]

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Every learner, who is not born into a tonal language, knows and dreads the difficulty of trying to learn a language that distinguishes meaning based on tone. The most famous examples of such languages are Vietnamese, Thai, and Chinese languages (for example, Mandarin and Cantonese). Not surprisingly, they are all considered extremely difficult for English […]

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Over the last couple of decades, the Internet has slowly seeped into and transformed the everyday life of about half of the population on this planet. Its pervasive influence reaches also into the world of language. Understandably, such widespread technology reroutes some of language into its domain, much like its predecessors did. Of course, the […]

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