The Surprising Link Between English and Sanskrit
Let’s investigate the history of Sanskrit and its relationship to English and this common “mother language” in this article.
There's Simply No Equivalent For These Words In English...
Although the English language is one of the most widely-spoken in the entire world (after Mandarin Chinese and Spanish), there are certain words in other languages that simply don't exist in it. For instance, did you know that there's a German word for weight gain due to emotional overeating?
Joke: The Hilarious Idiosyncrasies of English
Joke: The Hilarious Idiosyncrasies of English joke English is a funny language, wouldn't you say?
English Quiz: Complete the Saying!
Do you know your English sayings and proverbs? This quiz will test your knowledge of 21 different English proverbs. You will be given the first half and asked to complete it. Good luck! "When in Rome..." This phrase is believed to have been coined by st.
Learn All About the History of the English Language
Ever wondered where the English language came from and how it evolved over time? If so, then this is the perfect video for you, since it explains all of this in simple and humorous terms, which will get you laughing and learning at the same time!
Can Your English Survive This Quiz?
Content Can Your English Survive This Quiz? grammar quiz, proverb quiz, vocabulary quiz, saying quiz, complete the sentence quiz This advanced English quiz has questions on many different topics of the English language.
English Quiz: Complete the Following Phrases...
So how's your English knowledge, can you complete the following? Related Articles: 15 General Knowledge Quizzes 11 English Language Quizzes 11 Quizzes on Geography & Flags 12 Personality Tests and Quizzes Quiz: Complete the Phrases!
Improve Your English with This Brilliant Homonyms Test
Do you think that you've got what it takes to get 100% on this tricky English test? Apparently, only 2 out of 25 Americans manage to ace it, so if you want to make your country proud, then give it a go!
Which Languages in the World Are the Closest to English?
But while it’s true that English isn’t mutually-intelligible with any other language, it isn’t true that English has no close relatives. Here are 5+ languages that are most similar to English. Look at the sample sentences and see how many words you can recognize: 1.
QUIZ: Are You a Master of English Grammar?
To pride yourself on your English, you must have an excellent understanding of grammatical rules. Now, we don't expect you to give lectures on the subject, but can you find the right grammar for the right situation? Lets put you to the test, shall we? Not enough quizzes for you?
Some Languages Are Humorous, But English Is Hilarious!
English is a great language for puns and word games, and as we've said before, we're suckers for puns so bad that they are so good! Enjoy the following jokes, they made us laugh our socks off! A bicycle can’t stand alone, it is two tired A boiled egg is hard to beat.
QUIZ: Translate Australian Slang to English
Australians speak ENGLISH, right? Because, looking at some of their slang words, I really wouldn't know! Their slang words are not only hard to understand, they are also quite adorable, clever and hilarious at times. Do you speak Australian?
English Really Needs a Translation for These Foreign Words
According to oxforddictionaries.com , there are, at the very least, a quarter of a million distinct English words. This excludes inflections and words from technical and regional vocabulary not covered by the Oxford English Dictionary.
Joke: The EU is Switching to Euro-English
The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility.
The English Language Desperately Needs These German Words!
While the English language is generally viewed as a vast and wonderful thing, native speakers of other languages are often quick to point out some of its limitations, since many languages have particular words or phrases which are impossible to literally translate into English.
When You Think About It, English Is Such a Funny Language
[related_articles] 9 Memes to Remind You How Funny English Is funny, joke, laugh, language, learn, English English is a really funny language, especially when considering how meanings can be changed when punctuation's omitted. Take a look at these 9 hysterical memes.
Funny! Isn't English the Strangest Language!?
English is the easiest language to learn, mostly because it doesn't make use of male/female for everything, like other languages do.
Isn't English the Most Complicated and Absurd Language?
English is a language that both unites and divides us. For some it's the beautiful, mellifluous verses of a Shakespeare or Keats that get their juices flowing, for others, it's the strict application of cold, rigid laws of grammatical perfection.
Language Quiz: Weird Words of the English Language
You might feel that you're the king or queen of the English language when using common words or phrases, but how well do you think you'd do when trying to decipher some of the strangest words and phrases that this fabulous language has to offer?
What Features Are Missing From the English Language?
English is an incredible language. It is arugably the easiest to learn (because it's not gendered and is caseless) and yet it holds such complexity within it, as well as many strange features. But what features DOESN'T it have that other languages do?
10 of the Most Powerful Words in the English Language
How do you use ten of the most powerful words in the English language?
These Are the Most Overused Words in the English Language
The book is known as 'Damp Squid: The English Language Laid Bare'. The list was compiled by researchers using the Oxford University Corpus database, which alerts them to new words and phrases by monitoring books, papers, magazines, television, and the internet.
These Foreign Idioms Sound HILARIOUS Translated to English
As a fun exercise, we translated these 17 idioms and phrases from different languages into English, and the results are absolutely hilarious, but also very confusing. Why would pigs whistle, sheep wear make-up or bearded men put their precious beards into mailboxes?
Challenge Yourself With 11 English Language Quizzes
Each is a little bit different, from testing your homonym knowledge to plurals, phrases and many more aspects of English, each with each own fun twist. So are you in for some fun quizzing of your English skills? Let's do it! Can You Get 100% in Our English Homonyms Quiz?