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Definitions and Discussions of Grammar in English

Definitions and Discussions of Grammar in English

Grammar is the systematic study and description of a language.
Today in Francophone History

Today in Francophone History

Learn about important dates in French and francophone history: famous birthdays, holidays and celebrations, and other milestones.
Chao Jia - Daily Mandarin Lesson

Chao Jia - Daily Mandarin Lesson

The Mandarin Chinese phrase for "to quarrel" is "chao jia." This Daily Mandarin lesson has example sentences and audio files for pronunciation practice.
panegyric

panegyric

In rhetoric, a panegyric is a speech or written composition that offers praise for an individual or an institution: an encomium or eulogy.
What Is a Nonfinite Verb?

What Is a Nonfinite Verb?

A nonfinite verb is a form of the verb that does not show a distinction in tense and cannot stand alone as the main verb in a sentence.
Inversion: A Reversal of Normal Word Order

Inversion: A Reversal of Normal Word Order

In grammar, inversion is a reversal of normal word order, especially the placement of a verb ahead of the subject.
Today in Francophone History

Today in Francophone History

Learn about important dates in French and francophone history: famous birthdays, holidays and celebrations, and other milestones.
Forget Your Native Tongue—It's Italian You Should Be Thinking

Forget Your Native Tongue—It's Italian You Should Be Thinking

If you want to learn Italian, forget your native tongue. If you want to achieve competency in Italian, you must think like an Italian - and that means getting rid of the helpers that are really hindrances and standing on your own two (linguistic) feet.
Today in Francophone History

Today in Francophone History

Learn about important dates in French and francophone history: famous birthdays, holidays and celebrations, and other milestones.
How to Order Food in Korean

How to Order Food in Korean

Korean food is traditionally heavy in meat ingredients and spices and commonly comes served with side dishes of sticky rice or kimchi. Ordering food in Korean -- whether it is from a restaurant or takeaway menu -- is straightforward provided you know some basic phrases and words.
Zhong Yao - Daily Mandarin Lesson

Zhong Yao - Daily Mandarin Lesson

The Mandarin Chinese word for "important" is "zhong yao." This daily Mandarin lesson has audio files for your pronunciation and listening practice.
Shenme Shihou - Daily Mandarin Lesson

Shenme Shihou - Daily Mandarin Lesson

The Mandarin Chinese phrase for asking "when" is "shenme shihou." Being able to talk about time is essential in any language, so learning this phrase will aid you in your development of your Mandarin language skills.
Étaler - to spread, strew

Étaler - to spread, strew

Learn how to conjugate étaler, a regular -er French verb.
Find A Polish Translator For Polish Translation

Find A Polish Translator For Polish Translation

If you're in need of Polish translation then an obvious place to start would be a Polish translator. There is a growing Polish community in Britain which has some fantastic benefits for the country but can also bring some communication problems for non-Polish speaking Brits, and non-English spe
How to a Write a Reference Using APA Style

How to a Write a Reference Using APA Style

American Psychological Association (APA) citation format is most often used for reference pages for papers in the social sciences. The format will vary depending on whether you're referencing a journal, online publication, newspaper article, book or other type of work. This guide will go over two co
How to Learn Dutch in Holland

How to Learn Dutch in Holland

Dutch is a language spoken by about 22 million people across the world. Dutch can be heard and spoken in Belgium, Suriname and Holland. The English language was greatly influenced by Dutch, as many early settlers in America came from Holland. Common words in English such as cookie, come from Dutch (
Écouter à la radio - French Mistake

Écouter à la radio - French Mistake

What's wrong with saying "écouter à la radio"?
le bilan

le bilan

What does the French word bilan mean? How is it pronounced and used?
Top French Grammar Terms

Top French Grammar Terms

When you start learning a foreign language, you'll have a head start if you're already familiar with grammar terms related to things like parts of speech in your own language. If you don't know these terms, you'll have more trouble learning French, because grammar is a key compon
What Is the Difference Between a Gradable and a Non-Gradable Adjective?

What Is the Difference Between a Gradable and a Non-Gradable Adjective?

Gradability is the semantic property of an adjective that identifies different levels or degrees of the quality it denotes.